Las Vegas Woman Arrested After Driving Reckless

March 7, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
Las Vegas Woman Arrested After Driving Reckless Las Vegas woman, Cassandra Leal, was arrested on Sunday after crashing into another car, critically injuring two people. Leal was reportedly speeding and weaving in and out of traffic before she crashed into the other car.  Leal now faces charges of DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm and reckless driving resulting in substantial bodily harm. These are very serious offenses, and if convicted, Leal could face significant jail time. The driver of the other car, Gerson Climaco-Martinez, 25, and a passenger, Blanca Aragon, 39, were also transported to Sunrise Hospital. Bystanders performed CPR on a person who was trapped in one of the cars and not breathing, the report said. The report did not specify who received CPR. When officers arrived, Leal was lying on the sidewalk, police said. She had a “heavy odor of alcohol coming from her person” and refused to answer any questions or participate in any field sobriety tests. Leal was subsequently arrested and booked into the Clark County Detention Center. “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.