Two People Killed in Southeast Las Vegas Crash, DUI Suspected

April 27, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
Two People Killed in Southeast Las Vegas Crash, DUI Suspected Las Vegas Police have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of DUI after a head-on crash that left two people dead on the morning of April 23rd. According to police, the two vehicles collided around 6:00 a.m. at the intersection of North Lamb Boulevard and East Cecile Avenue in the northeast valley. Investigators have determined that 23-year-old Avery Nellems was driving a 2015 Nissan Rogue on Lamb Boulevard when he traveled over the center line and struck a 2015 Nissan Versa head-on.  Both the driver and passenger of the Nissan Versa died at the scene of the crash. Nellems was taken to University Medical Center with minor injuries and later arrested with two counts of DUI resulting in death. This crash marked the 36th and 37th traffic-related fatalities investigated by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police in the year 2021. “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.