Las Vegas Skateboarder Struck and Killed

March 16, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
Las Vegas Skateboarder Struck and Killed A 7-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a car while riding his skateboard in Las Vegas on Thursday night. The crash happened around 6:07 p.m. on Alexis Drive near Lindell Rd and Harmon Ave.  According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the boy was riding his skateboard on a hill, ending up in the road where he was hit by a Nissan Maxima.  The driver was unimpaired and stayed on scene. The boy was taken to University Medical Center (UMC) where he was later pronounced dead. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Leo Leal. “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.