79-year-old Passenger Dies After Car Accident in West Las Vegas Valley

September 1, 2020 | Ed Bernstein
79-year-old Passenger Dies After Car Accident in West Las Vegas Valley A 79-year-old woman died Wednesday afternoon after a multi-vehicle crash in the west Las Vegas Valley, marking the 62nd traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction in 2020. The crash occurred around 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Decatur and Oakey boulevards, said Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. According to LVMPD, a Nissan Altima was making a left turn from southbound Decatur onto Oakey and struck the front of a northbound Kia Optima. The Kia hit the Nissan on the right side, causing the Nissan’s bumper to be thrown into the intersection, hitting a car at the stoplight. The Kia driver and the Nissan driver and passenger were transported to University Medical Center for treatment. On Wednesday, police were notified that the passenger in the Nissan, a 79-year-old woman, died from her injuries. Ed Bernstein handles personal injury cases in Las Vegas for you and your loved ones. Our experienced personal injury lawyers focus on protecting the rights of injured victims and people living with a disability. Just call 702-996-3917. If you or a loved one are involved in an accident, our team of experienced accident lawyers will be on your side, ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve from the insurance company for your injuries, medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, or disability. No matter the cause of your injury, the lawyers at Edward M. Bernstein & Associates can help you. Call 702-996-3917 for a free consultation. 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.


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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.