Las Vegas News
A motor vehicle accident killed a pedestrian early Friday morning, May 8, 2020.
As reported by LasVegasSun.com, “[t]he crash was reported about 4:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Desert Inn and La Canada Street.”
According to the report, “[a] Saturn was driving westbound on Desert Inn when it veered onto wrong-way traffic, struck a curb and climbed onto a sidewalk…[t]he vehicle smashed onto a brick wall, spun, and knocked over a pole before hitting the victims on the sidewalk.”
8NewsNow.com is reporting, “[t]wo of the pedestrians were treated for minor injuries, but one was taken to the hospital with critical injuries. That pedestrian was later pronounced dead at the hospital.”
Per the report, “[t]he Clark County Coroner identified Darnell Graham, 36, as the pedestrian killed.”
The driver of the vehicle fled the scene on foot.
The investigation is ongoing.
Our Legal Take
As the details of this accident continue to develop, the family of Darnell Graham 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 Darnell Graham and any injured victims 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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