Las Vegas Impaired Driver Not Wearing Seatbelt Involved in Fatal Crash

April 13, 2020 | Ed Bernstein
Las Vegas Impaired Driver Not Wearing Seatbelt Involved in Fatal Crash A man driving impaired without a seatbelt died Wednesday night in a crash, said Las Vegas Metropolitan Police.  The crash happened April 8 around 8 p.m. on South Eastern Avenue south of East Sunrise Avenue. According to the police, a 2016 Toyota Rav4 was traveling southbound on Eastern and passed through the intersection at the same time that a 2001 Audi TT was crossing Eastern while traveling in the opposite direction. The driver of the Audi crossed the center median and entered the southbound lanes. As it did so, the Toyota struck the passenger side of the Audi, police said. The 24-year-old driver of the Audi didn’t have his seatbelt on and appeared impaired. He was transported to the hospital but died later. The LVMPD indicated that speeding by the Audi appeared to be a factor in the crash. The driver of the Toyota stayed at the scene and was not impaired. The Audi driver’s death marked the 26th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2020. Ed Bernstein handles personal injury cases in Las Vegas for you or a loved one. Our experienced personal injury lawyers focus on protecting the rights of injured victims and people living with a disability. To set up an appointment, 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, and 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.


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.