“Cyclist vs. Vehicle Fatality”
LAS VEGAS, CALIFORNIA (May 1, 2017) – A bicyclist was involved in a fatal vehicle accident Monday evening on Decatur Boulevard south of Vegas Drive, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.(map)
The accident occurred at approximately 8:40 p.m. The 35-year-old male cyclist was traveling southeast on Decatur Boulevard near Westmoreland Drive at a staggering crosswalk, when the driver of and SUV, traveling northbound on Decatur Boulevard, collided with the cyclist, according to Sgt. Paul McCullough.
Emergency crews were called to the scene. The 35-year-old cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The 77-year-old driver did not remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Decatur Boulevard was closed between Vegas Drive and Washington Avenue as there was a further investigation to ascertain the cause of the collision.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.