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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:
- Beltway 215 serving much of the valley;
- Interstate 15 extends from California to Utah;
- Interstate 515/Interstate 95 cuts through Las Vegas from southeast to northwest;
- Summerlin Parkway moves from the west side of Vegas to I-95.
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:
- Las Vegas car accidents;
- Las Vegas motorcycle accidents;
- Las Vegas bicycle accidents;
- Las Vegas pedestrian accidents;
- Las Vegas commercial truck accidents.
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:
- Centennial Hills Hospital;
- Desert Springs Hospital;
- Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center;
- Valley Hospital Medical Center;
- Summerlin Hospital Medical Center;
- University Medical Center.
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.