63-Year-Old Pedestrian Dies After Hit-and-Run in Las Vegas

March 24, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
63-Year-Old Pedestrian Dies After Hit-and-Run in Las Vegas A 63-year-old Las Vegas man has passed away after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run on the evening of February 20th.  The incident took place around 9:30 p.m. on Twain Avenue at Palos Street. According to police, the man was crossing the street near a crosswalk but against the pedestrian signal.  The pedestrian was struck by a dark-colored SUV that was headed east on Twain Avenue and left the scene in the same direction. The victim, who’s name is yet to be released, was taken to Sunrise Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information should call Metro at 702-828-3786. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward. Car accidents are on the rise in the Las Vegas area. At Edward M Bernstein and Associates, we take these accidents seriously. If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, we can help you. Call 702-996-3917. Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention, and we will make adjustments. The photos included in these posts do not represent the actual accident scene.


Ed Bernstein

Edward M. Bernstein, Esq. is the owner and founding partner of Edward M. Bernstein & Associates, and one of the most recognizable figures in Nevada. Ed is one of state’s premier personal injury attorneys and has hosted The Ed Bernstein Show for over 31 years. He has served the Las Vegas community for decades with dozens of community appointments and terms of service. In the year 2000, he was Nevada’s Democratic nominee for the United States Senate.

Ed received his B.A. from Long Island University in 1971 and his J.D. from Widener University in 1975. Since then, Ed’s professional accolades include numerous publications, honors and awards, court appointments, and has been named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.