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Category Archives: Bicycle Accidents

Drunk Driver Kills Las Vegas Bicyclist

Forty-four-year-old Jason Eckert, of Las Vegas, was riding with his family when an intoxicated motorist ran over him. The crash happened near the intersection of Twain Avenue and Boulder Highway. According to police and witnesses, a man driving a Dodge Intrepid ignored a stop sign and then plunged into Mr. Eckert’s bicycle. The force of …

Serious Crash Leads To Questions About Damages

A seriously hurt bicyclist clung to life for several days at a local hospital before succumbing to his injuries. Police state that the rider, whose name was not released, was westbound in the bicycle lane on Alexander Road near its intersection with Buffalo Drive. A car then veered into the designated bicycle lane and rear-ended …

Man Who Killed 67-Year-Old Bicyclist and Fled the Scene Sentenced to Prison

An Ohio man will soon be sentenced for a fatal hit and run accident on the Las Vegas strip.  In January 2015, the man hit a Las Vegas resident in a cross-walk on the Las Vegas strip and fled the scene.  He then returned his rental car and flew home to Ohio, after first trying …

Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents Particularly Serious in Nevada

Any type of traffic accident can have devastating consequences. However, when you are the victim of a bicycle accident or a pedestrian accident, the consequences are often even more dire. Injuries are likely in these accidents, and the injuries that result are likely to be severe. That is why when you or someone you love is a …

Pedestrian Killed in Las Vegas Hit-and-Run

Car accidents can cause serious injuries, or may even result in death. This is especially true when a driver does not hit another car, but instead strikes a pedestrian. These incidents can be devastating, but they can also be extremely frustrating when the at-fault driver chooses to flee the scene in order to avoid liability. One …