Woman Critically Injured in February Car Crash Has Passed Away

April 15, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
Woman Critically Injured in February Car Crash Has Passed Away A woman has passed away after battling injuries sustained in a February car crash, according to police.  The woman, Tara Cheatham, 30, was involved in a serious accident while attempting to flee a police stop on February 24. According to police, Cheatham was driving a 2008 Lexus east on Warm Springs Road around 7 a.m. following a trooper’s attempt to pull her over. She recklessly tried to pass a car in front of her and hit that car along with two other vehicles driving the opposite direction.  Nevada Highway Patrol said that their trooper was not pursuing Cheatham at the time of the crash. Cheatham and another driver were taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.  Las Vegas Metropolitan Police was notified of Cheatham’s death on March 21. 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.