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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

All lanes of northbound Interstate 15 reopened about 8:45 a.m. Monday after three hours of delays near the Charleston Boulevard exit.

Date: 
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Roadway: 
I-15 Northbound

A man accused of stealing a plane from Boulder City Municipal Airport and going on a wild ride Sunday night told police he was trying to "complete the takeoff and landing portion of his pilot's license."

Date: 
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Type: Car Accident

The 14-year-old who died after colliding with a car on his dirt bike Thursday has been identified.

Christian Hipsky-Stringer was riding on State Route 165 when he collided with a car at the Nelson’s Landing turn off.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 165

Two people, ages 92 and 95, were taken to University Medical Center after an accident near Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Wednesday afternoon.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 159
Type: Car Accident
The woman who died after her car crashed into a chain-link fence Monday night died of natural causes, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2014

A toddler was in critical condition and three other children suffered injuries after a collision Sunday night near Cheyenne Avenue and Lamb Boulevard.

Date: 
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A man who crashed his motorcycle on state Route 160 last month died from his injuries Wednesday.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Roadway: 
State Route 160

A man died Sunday morning while trying to assist a car accident on Needles Highway near Laughlin, Las Vegas police said Monday.

Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Roadway: 
Needles Highway

One man died and one person was taken to a hospital following an overnight crash in the intersection of North Durango Drive and West Washburn Road Sunday.

Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A single-vehicle car crash left two women dead and a man in serious condition Saturday morning.

Police responded to Ogden Avenue and City Parkway, which is near the spaghetti bowl, just before 1 a.m.

Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2014
Type: Car Accident

One person is dead after a car crash near Spring Mountain Road and Decatur Boulevard early Friday morning.

Date: 
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Type: Car Accident

One woman later identified as Cho Cha McGuffin, 75, is dead after a two-car crash at Alta Drive and Hualapai Way, according to Metro Police.

Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A man from the United Kingdom was hit by a pickup truck and critically hurt Tuesday morning in a crash that happened just off the Las Vegas Strip.

Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014

A pedestrian struck by a vehicle in a Tuesday morning collision is at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with critical injuries.

Date: 
Monday, February 10, 2014