Impairment Suspected in Single-Car Crash that Killed Driver in Las Vegas

September 1, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
Impairment Suspected in Single-Car Crash that Killed Driver in Las Vegas

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, impairment is suspected in an incident in which a woman was killed and a child was injured in a single-vehicle collision in Las Vegas early Wednesday Morning. According to LVMPD, the crash happened just after 2 am near the intersection of East Charleston Boulevard and North Pecos Road. Reports say that a Cadillac sedan was traveling southbound on Pecos Road when it veered off the road, jumping a curb and smashing into a traffic pole in the intersection. The driver and her 4-year-old child were both transported to UMC, where the driver was later pronounced dead. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says that impairment is suspected in this incident, but that it is still under investigation.       “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.