Las Vegas News
A motor vehicle accident killed one person and critically injured multiple others Sunday morning, September 22, 2019.
As reported by Fox5Vegas.com, “Officers were called to the area of West Cheyenne Avenue and Soft Breezes Drive, near North Buffalo Drive, around 9:45 a.m.”
According to the report, “a 2019 Tesla Model 3 was speeding while going east on Cheyenne…drove through a red light at Soft Breezes and hit a 2018 Honda CR-V that was turning left onto South Breezes.”
The Tesla continued toward the corner of intersection and hit four pedestrians sitting on a low retaining wall.
ReviewJournal.com is reporting, “A 62-year-old Las Vegas woman who was a passenger in the CR-V was killed, and 70-year-old Carl Shafer of Las Vegas was critically injured.”
According to the report, “[a]mong the pedestrians, Donaciano Falcon-Cruz, 28, was critically injured; Eric Tamariz, 39, and Adolfo Jimenez-Lopez, 45, suffered minor injuries.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of the deceased victim may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their loss. In addition, any injured victims may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for their injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle claims, and the legal team at the firm suggests that the family of the deceased victim and any injured victims 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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