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.

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