One Person Dead After Six-Vehicle Crash in West Las Vegas

August 1, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
One Person Dead After Six-Vehicle Crash in West Las Vegas Last Tuesday in the west Las Vegas valley, one person died after a six-vehicle crash. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Larry Hadfield, the crash occurred around 2:30 pm on July 19th at the intersection of Torrey Pines Drive and Washington Avenue. A 2007 Toyota Rav4, driven by an 18-year-old, was traveling at a high rate of speed on Washington when he failed to stop at a red light, striking a 2016 Mazda CX-5 that was turning left in the intersection, according to LVMPD. As a result of the crash, the Toyota caught fire and in addition to the two initial vehicles that collided, four other vehicles were impacted. The crash and car debris impacted four other vehicles in the area. The Toyota also caught fire after the crash. The Las Vegas woman driving the Mazda was taken to University Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead, while the driver of the Toyota was also taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries. Police said he was booked in absentia for reckless driving and DUI-related charges.       “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.