Two-Year-Old Toddler Hit by SUV, Killed at Las Vegas Park

June 17, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
Two-Year-Old Toddler Hit by SUV, Killed at Las Vegas Park A two-year-old boy was hit by an SUV and killed on the evening of June 7th at Las Vegas Park. The incident was first reported at 7:40 p.m. at Douglas A. Selby Park and Trailhead in the northwest valley. According to police, the SUV was leaving the park at the north exit ramp to Henry Drive when the small boy ran into the path of the vehicle.  The child was taken to University Medical Center where he was sadly pronounced dead. His identity has not yet been released. The driver of the SUV, a 19-year-old Las Vegas woman, remained at the scene of the incident and showed no signs of impairment. Excessive speed was said not to be a factor. The death marked the 59th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year. This incident remains 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.