Las Vegas News
A hit-and-run accident killed a bicyclist Wednesday morning, September 25, 2019.
As reported by News3LV.com, “[o]fficers got the report of a crash on Warm Springs Road just west of Tenaya Way around 3 a.m.”
According to the report, “[t]he cyclist, identified as an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene.”
Officers found a possible suspect vehicle abandoned in the desert but are still working to identify the driver, according to the media report.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the victim’s family may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of cycling and pedestrian claims, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the victim’s family should retain a law firm without delay to protect their interests and ensure an unbiased investigation and the preservation of any and all evidence. Photographs of the roadways and vehicles involved and a review of surveillance footage from nearby businesses or properties, if any exists, will need to be performed immediately before this evidence is damaged or destroyed.
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