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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 crash involving an RTC bus sent a man to the hospital and knocked out traffic lights at a central Las Vegas intersection Wednesday morning.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Type: Bus Accident

One person is dead following an early morning crash near Warm Springs Road and Eastern Avenue. Both directions of Warm Springs were closed for five hours Friday morning as police investigated.

Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Western Avenue was closed to traffic in both directions near Sahara following a fatal crash Thursday involving a motorcycle and vehicle.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Roadway: 
Western Avenue
A motorcyclist is dead following a crash around 7:30 p.m. on Major Avenue near Boulder Highway.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Metro Police are investigating a three-car crash where one of the drivers was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. The driver was taken to University Medical Center where the person died, police said.
Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014

Nevada Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash Sunday morning on the southern 215 Beltway westbound at the Decatur Boulevard exit.

Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Type: Car Accident

All lanes are now open on an off-ramp in the Spaghetti Bowl after a multiple-vehicle accident Friday morning, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. 95/ I-15
Type: Car Accident

A fatal motorcycle crash shut down the Charleston Boulevard off-ramp from southbound I-15 for more than four hours Friday morning.

Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The snowboarder killed in an accident Tuesday has been identified as 20-year-old Christopher Jeffery Ruby of Las Vegas by the Clark County Coroner's Office.
Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown

A motorcyclist who was hurt in a crash Monday morning has died, according to Metro Police.

Police identified the man as 27-year-old Derrek Halbach of Las Vegas.

Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014

One person is in critical condition after a three vehicle crash involving a RTC bus Sunday night, Las Vegas police said

Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Type: Bus Accident

Six people were injured - one of them critically - following a four-vehicle crash Sunday night.

Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Type: Car Accident

North Las Vegas Police are investigating a crash involving a car and a person on a bicycle.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Roadway: 
Cheyenne Avenue

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