69-Year-old Passenger Dies In Crash Near Construction Site

January 6, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
69-Year-old Passenger Dies In Crash Near Construction Site Plastic blocks restricting the passage of cars during repair work. Safe Plastic Road Fences. A 69-year-old Pahrump woman passed away in a two-car crash on the morning of December 20th in southern Las Vegas. Police are still searching for the driver of the other vehicle that fled the scene of the incident on foot.   Around 6:20 a.m. two vehicles collided at Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Crisman Ridge Street, according to Las Vegas police Lt. David Gordon. The collision occurred at a construction zone near South Valley View Boulevard.   Police reported that an unidentified man was driving a 2002 Chevrolet pickup heading west on Silverado Ranch Boulevard when he turned into the path of an eastbound Infiniti. The Chevrolet and Infiniti collision caused a gas can from the bed of the Chevrolet to fly into a nearby Ford Mustang.   The female passenger in the Infiniti was taken to a nearby hospital and unfortunately passed away. According to police, the driver of the Infiniti was hospitalized with minor injuries. The driver of the Mustang did not suffer any injuries. The female passenger has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office as Catherine David. Catherine’s death has been ruled an accident caused by blunt force trauma to the chest.   Lt. Gordon reported that the driver of the pickup ran from the scene of the crash.   “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.