Las Vegas News
A motor vehicle accident injured a pedestrian Wednesday night, August 21, 2019.
As reported by Fox5Vegas.com, “[o]fficers were called to the area of West Desert Inn Road and Canyon Lake Drive, near South Fort Apache Road, about 10 p.m.”
According to the report, “[t]he pedestrian, identified by police as 63-year-old Kenneth Toll, was walking across Desert Inn when the driver of a 2016 Kia Optima was headed west on D.I. and struck [Mr.] Toll”
The victim was taken to a hospital where he remained in critical condition as of 8 a.m. Thursday, reports ReviewJournal.com.
According to the report, the driver of the Kia “was arrested on one count of DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm.”
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, Kenneth Toll, or his family on his behalf, may elect to file civil claims seeking substantial compensation for his injuries. The Murray Law Firm has had extensive and successful experience representing victims of motor vehicle and pedestrian claims, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Kenneth Toll should retain a law firm without delay to protect his 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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