Eastern Avenue was shut down between Owens and Searless Avenues, while police were investigating a pedestrian accident on Friday afternoon. A 70-year-old man was struck while crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk in east Las Vegas.

According to police, the man was crossing Eastern Avenue, south of Owens Avenue, around 3:20 p.m. when a truck hit him.

The man was transported to University Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.

The truck driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, said police. Impairment was not suspected.

Ed Bernstein handles personal injury cases in Las Vegas for you and your loved ones. Our experienced personal injury lawyers focus on protecting the rights of injured victims and people living with a disability. Just call 702-996-3917.

If you or a loved one are involved in an accident, our team of experienced accident lawyers will be on your side, ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve from the insurance company for your injuries, medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, or disability. No matter the cause of your injury, the lawyers at Edward M. Bernstein & Associates can help you. Call 702-996-3917 for a free consultation.

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.