There’s been another fatal Las Vegas Moped Accident. The accident occurred right by the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. It occurred at the main intersection there, West Flamingo Road and South Valley View Road. This is just up from the Flamingo Palms Villas, which is maybe the closest residential development of any size. The accident occurred this morning. It does appear from the initial police report that the accident may have been due to negligence on the part of the deceased, but looks can be deceiving. The police department is still investigating, which absolutely means the family members of the of the man killed should speak to an attorney at their soonest possible availability to understand what their legal options are.
Benson & Bingham's Las Vegas moped and motorcycle accident lawyers offer free consultations because we know how important it is to hear the details directly from the family so that we can help you understand your legal options in the situation. It may be that you do not have a case to pursue, in which you know and will have peace of mind that you checked. If you have any options to pursue damages, we’ll let you know what they are and Benson & Bingham’s experienced motorcycle and moped attorneys will gladly represent you and take the legal worries off your plate. Contact us today for a free consultation.
The specific information on this fatal Las Vegas moped accident, via the Las Vegas Metro Police press release:
"On October 21, 2016, at approximately 5:02 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred on W. Flamingo Road at the intersection with S. Valley View Boulevard. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated a 2004 Mazda 6, operated by 33 year old Juan Ramirez, was making a left turn at the intersection from west to south. A 2015 Baodiao moped, operated by a 48 year old male, was traveling east on W. Flamingo Road. The Moped entered the intersection against a red traffic signal according to witnesses. The front of the Moped struck the right front of the Mazda. The 48 year old male, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to the University Medical Center Trauma hospital where he was pronounced deceased despite all resuscitative efforts. This collision marked the 89th traffic related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for the year 2016. The collision remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's collision investigation section."
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