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Las Vegas, NV - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Las Vegas – Nevada's largest city is the location of virtually all motor-vehicle crashes in the state

Las Vegas has a population of just over 600,000, and is a travel destination for millions more annually. Its major industry is tourism, drawing people from across the world to gamble and take in the sights and the sunny weather year round. The major roadways in Vegas include:

To get up-to-date road information, go to the Nevada DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in Las Vegas, go to Accuweather.com.

Links to recent accidents in the Las Vegas area

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Las Vegas:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in Las Vegas, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a Las Vegas accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Las Vegas drunk driving crashes are a real problem in the region

Due to the nature of the travel and tourism industry, Las Vegas is plagued with a high number of drunk-driving crashes. According to the State of Nevada Office of Traffic Safety, there were 118 fatalities from drunk-driving crashes in 2007 alone, and many more since then. For information about Las Vegas drunk-driving accident statistics or to find out about resources for victims, please see the MADD Southern Nevada Affiliate site.

Las Vegas grief support information for accident victims

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Las Vegas grief support organizations.

Las Vegas legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Las Vegas, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Las Vegas injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Las Vegas injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work when an injured person is out-of-network, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Las Vegas wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Las Vegas injury attorney can do to help.

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Most recent accident reports

A 3-year-old child is dead after an accident in a driveway in Pahrump Wednesday.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown
Type: Car Accident

Metro Police are investigating a two-car crash that closed northbound lanes on Eastern Avenue at Oquendo Road Tuesday night.

Date: 
Monday, January 6, 2014
A motorcyclist is dead after a crash around 7:37 a.m. Tuesday in the 4000 block of Flamingo Road, near Decatur Boulevard.
Date: 
Monday, January 6, 2014
State Route 160, otherwise known as Blue Diamond Road, is closed in both directions because of a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Date: 
Monday, January 6, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 160
A teenager is in critical condition Tuesday morning after being struck by an automobile in east Las Vegas. The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m. on Lamb Boulevard, near East Monroe Avenue.
Date: 
Monday, January 6, 2014

A 31-year-old man died when the car he was riding in collided with a pole on Eastern Avenue south of Harris Avenue Sunday morning.

Date: 
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Roadway: 
Eastern Avenue
Type: Car Accident

A North Las Vegas man who died after losing control of his van Saturday has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Date: 
Friday, January 3, 2014
Type: Car Accident

The motorcyclist killed in a collision in the northwest valley Thursday has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office as Mark Erik Walwyn, of North Las Vegas.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
A 15-year-old boy driving a moped was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the northeast valley Thursday night.
The Las Vegas woman killed in a hit-and-run crash Thursday night has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Date: 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Two men escaped major injuries Friday night after their white Cessna 150 made an emergency landing near the Fiesta Henderson on a flight out of Phoenix, authorities said.
Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013
A 23-year-old Las Vegas man wanted on felony warrants rammed two police cars when confronted by police Tuesday morning, Las Vegas police said.

Police are investigating the death of a bicyclist that was hit by a SUV on Eastern Avenue, near Sunset Road Saturday night.

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the bicyclist as 19-year-old Kenn Merlos-Salcido of Las Vegas.

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013
Roadway: 
Eastern Avenue

One person is dead after a van and a Jeep SUV collided near Blue Diamond Road and El Capitan Way Saturday morning.

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2013
Roadway: 
Route 160
A motorcyclist died Wednesday night after running off the road in northwest Las Vegas. A 28-year-old motorcyclist was traveling on Centennial Center Boulevard near Ann Road about 9:30 p.m. when he failed to stay in his lane, police said.
Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2013