83-Year-Old Woman Killed in Red Light Traffic Accident

May 3, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
83-Year-Old Woman Killed in Red Light Traffic Accident The passenger of a truck that failed to stop at a red light on April 19th was killed in Henderson, Nevada on April 19th. Police have confirmed that the incident occurred at the intersection of Volunteer Boulevard & Sun City Anthem Drive.  A Ford truck, driven by a man identified as Oscar Perez, failed to stop at the red light, hitting two vehicles that were waiting at the intersection for the light to turn green. It was later discovered that Perez was impaired at the time of the accident.  Inside the truck was 83-year-old Patti Perez. The elderly woman was rushed to Sunrise hospital where she died of her injuries the next day. The driver, Oscar Perez, has been charged with driving with a revoked driver's license, DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm, and failure to decrease speed.  “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.