Driver Hits Two Vehicles Parked on 215 Shoulder In Las Vegas

August 31, 2020 | Ed Bernstein
Driver Hits Two Vehicles Parked on 215 Shoulder In Las Vegas Nevada Highway Patrol investigated a fatal crash Monday night in the southwest valley. According to NHP's website, the crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on the 215 Beltway westbound at Buffalo Drive. The incident involved three vehicles, said NHP Trooper Travis Smaka. A Cox employee was driving a van to a customer's home when he ran out of gas and pulled over. Smaka said the customer drove a Mercedes to bring gas to the Cox worker and also pulled off to the shoulder. While the Mercedes driver was outside putting gas into the van, a silver Infinity left the roadway and entered the shoulder. The Infinity struck the Mercedes, pushing it into the van. According to Smaka, the van's driver was not injured, and the driver of the Mercedes sustained minor injuries. The driver of the Infinity was transported to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The deceased driver wasn't wearing a seatbelt, said Smaka. The driver of the Mercedes was, however.  Investigators suspect impairment, Smaka said.  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.