Las Vegas Motorcyclist Dies After Crash Involving Two Vehicles

August 28, 2020 | Ed Bernstein
Las Vegas Motorcyclist Dies After Crash Involving Two Vehicles Las Vegas police were investigating a fatal crash in the northeast valley on Wednesday.  The crash happened near Nellis Boulevard and Washington Avenue around 8:30 p.m. and involved two vehicles and a motorcycle, said police. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a 2020 Kawasaki ZX6 motorcycle was traveling south on Nellis, approaching the street light at Washington. A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on Nellis behind the motorcycle, and a 2020 Nissan Rogue was traveling north on Nellis. The Nissan entered the intersection and turned left, entering the path of the approaching motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the right side of the Nissan, and the rider was ejected. Police said the Chevrolet also crashed into the Nissan. The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead at the scene, LVMPD said. The driver of the Nissan was transported to Sunrise Hospital with minor injuries. Neither driver showed signs of impairment, police said. Nellis was closed between Harris Avenue and Sandra Road, and Washington was closed between Marion Drive and North Ringe Lane. The crash marks the 61st traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction. 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.