Las Vegas News
Update: According to the ReviewJournal.com, the man killed in a crash Thursday at the entrance to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been identified as “Kenneth Ham, 57, of Pine City, New York.”
An accident involving an SUV and a semi-truck Thursday afternoon, July 25, 2019, caused the death of one person.
As reported by ReviewJournal.com, “The crash was reported about 1 p.m. [near] the main entrance to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway…at Las Vegas Boulevard North and Checkered Flag Lane.”
KTNV.com is reporting, “a DHL truck was pulling out from a driveway on the I-15 and did not have the right of way. It pulled in front of a semi-truck that swerved to avoid the DHL truck.” The semi-truck swerved into oncoming traffic, “where the semi-truck hit the SUV head-on,” according to the report.
One death was reported but the identity was not immediately available, per the media reports.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, Kenneth Ham’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 motor vehicle claims, and the legal team at the firm suggests that Kenneth Ham’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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