Driver Arrested After Strange Spree of Hit-and-Runs While Driving the Wrong Way on Las Vegas Freeway

February 7, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
Driver Arrested After Strange Spree of Hit-and-Runs While Driving the Wrong Way on Las Vegas Freeway Reports of a wrong-way driver who slammed into several automobiles in Las Vegas are being investigated by police.   The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says that the incident began near the intersection of Fort Apache Road and Lake North Drive, near Sahara Avenue, at around 1:10 p.m.   According to authorities, callers reported a bronze four-door sedan nearly striking pedestrians, and other callers stated that the same vehicle was involved in several collisions.   The vehicle was stopped by police officers near eastbound 215 just south of Sahara Avenue and the driver was arrested.   Authorities stated the incident involved "multiple victims, in multiple vehicles, in various locations" and traffic was impacted as the investigation continued throughout the day.    At approximately 4 p.m., police reported that the driver was in custody, 215 had reopened, and there were no injuries as a result of this event.   “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.