Woman Was Killed by Drunk Driver Attempting to Cross the Road in Vegas

December 22, 2020 | Ed Bernstein
Woman Was Killed by Drunk Driver Attempting to Cross the Road in Vegas

A 68-year-old woman was killed on December 17th as she was hit by a car while attempting to cross the road. The woman was walking back to her car after retrieving a personal item when she slipped and fell into the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Eastern Avenue. She was then struck by a Chrysler 300 and rushed to Sunrise Trauma where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Chrysler failed a sobriety test and is facing DUI charges. The woman’s death marks the 98th traffic-related fatality of 2020 in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction. 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.