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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pickup Truck Strikes, Kills Pedestrian in Northeast Las Vegas

Obviously, drivers should be conscious of yielding the right-of-way to other vehicles on the road. However, must also be aware of everything else that is happening around them – and not lose focus just because they may have a green light. Doing so could result in serious injury to others – or even death. Tragically, …

Man Falls to Death During New Year’s Celebration in Las Vegas

You may remember that back in the early morning hours of the first day of 2011, a New Year’s partygoer from California fell to his death from the roof of a Las Vegas Resort. Tragically, history repeated itself this year as the calendar charged on the Strip. Around 3:45am on New Year’s Day, a 21-year …

In 2012, It’s Harder for Metro Police to Test Drunk Drivers

Drunk drivers cause numerous auto accidents each year in Las Vegas and across the valley. These wrecks often result in injury or even death to innocent people. As a result, Metro Police does all that it can to catch and prosecute people who are caught driving under the influence. But a new ruling by the …

Motorcyclist Dies After Being Rear-Ended At Stoplight in Las Vegas

Motorcyclists and drivers of passenger vehicles can take many precautions to reduce the likelihood of dying in an accident. They can drive at or under posted speed limits. They can obey all traffic laws and warning signs. They can even "drive defensively" and do everything they can to avoid a collision. But here’s a major …

2 Pedestrians Leave Crosswalk Early, Get Struck by Car

The last few months of 2011 were plagued by several auto-pedestrian accidents. In response, authorities in and around Las Vegas are trying to increase awareness among motorists about the need to yield to pedestrians who are inside marked crosswalks. But law enforcement personnel has also instructed pedestrians to stay within crosswalks whenever possible. Apparently, two …