SUV Strikes Pedestrian After Being Rear-Ended

July 11, 2022 | Ed Bernstein
SUV Strikes Pedestrian After Being Rear-Ended

A pedestrian was critically injured in Las Vegas Tuesday night near Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane in a crash that’s being investigated by Las Vegas Metro police. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the crash was reported around 6:40 pm when the 19-year-old driver of a Ford F-150 rear-ended a Ford Expedition. Reportedly, The 45-year-old driver of the Expedition was slowing his vehicle to avoid hitting a pedestrian when he was struck from behind by the F-150 pickup truck, causing the Expedition to continue traveling forward, hitting the pedestrian. Both the pedestrian and the driver of the F-150 pickup were taken to University Medical Center. Police stated that the driver only sustained minor injuries. The eastbound lanes on Tropicana remained closed from Las Vegas Boulevard to Koval Lane while Las Vegas Metro Police investigated the incident.     “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.