Hit-and-Run Leaves Pedestrian Injured in Central Las Vegas Valley

January 14, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
Hit-and-Run Leaves Pedestrian Injured in Central Las Vegas Valley On the evening of January 3rd, a hit-and-run crash took place and is now under investigation by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police. LVMPD reported that the crash occurred around 6:48 p.m. on E. Sahara Avenue west of S. Santa Rita Drive. Police believe a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling west on Sahara Ave. when it struck a pedestrian who was walking in and out of traffic. The vehicle did not remain on the scene and was last seen heading west on Sahara, according to police. The pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center and has suffered substantial injuries. LVMPD’s collision investigation section is investigating the crash. Police believe the suspect’s vehicle to be a white 2014-18 Jeep Grand Cherokee. It would have missing chrome front grill pieces and possible damage to the windshield.   “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.