Ashlee Swift and Many Others Seriously Injured in Tragic Shuttle Bus Accident on I-15

Swift lost an arm in crash caused by drunk driver
A Louisville woman lost her arm and about a dozen others were also injured in the tragic shuttle bus accident that occurred over the weekend on Interstate 15, reported WDRB news.

A couple from Louisville, Kentucky – Ashlee Swift and Anthony Alston – had plans to get married in Las Vegas over the weekend. The pair were in a Mercedes-Benz shuttle headed for a helicopter ride on March 12th when a drunk driver swerved into the bus and caused a serious accident on I-15 near Washington Avenue. (map)

Eleven others were also injured and taken to either University Medical Center or Sunrise Hospital Medical Center with unspecified injuries.

Orlando Gunn, 51, who was driving the 2000 Toyota Celica involved in the crash, was taken into custody Saturday night on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on 10 counts of DUI resulting in substantial bodily harm. Gunn also faces charges of reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane, having an open alcohol container in a vehicle and failure to wear a seat belt.

According to KSNV News3LV, Gunn’s ex-girlfriend, known only as Angelique, said she broke up with Gunn the day of the crash. Gunn reportedly has a history of drinking and driving and was arrested in 2013 for DUI in Henderson.

At West Seegmiller Attorneys, our hearts go out to the victims and families who were affected by this tragedy. We wish the injured parties a swift and steady recovery. Driving under the influence is one of the most negligent and destructive actions that someone can possibly commit. Those who make this reckless decision should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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Annabelle Follosco Died in Tragic Hiking Accident at Turtlehead Peak in Red Rock Canyon

Hiker discovered Monday afternoon in Red Rock Canyon
A young woman died while hiking in Red Rock Canyon over the weekend, reported KSNV News3LV.

Annabelle Follosco, 27, of Las Vegas was found at the bottom of a canyon in the Turtlehead Peak area. (map)

Friends of Follosco notified Metro police around 4 p.m., Sunday afternoon after she failed to meet back up with other hikers. The Search and Rescue team worked until 2 a.m., Monday morning, then resumed the search at 5 a.m.

Rescuer’s eventually found her body in the Turtlehead Peak area.

We, at West Seegmiller Attorneys, extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Ms. Annabelle Follosco. Anytime someone is injured or dies while at a state or national park, the victim or surviving family members are encouraged to consult with an experienced injury/wrongful death attorney.

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult for any family member or friend. If your loved one died while at a state or national park, you are well-advised to obtain experienced and professional legal representation.

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Stanley Betts and Several Others Injured in Accident on Charleston Boulevard

Elderly victim and children injured in crash
An 81-year-old man suffered serious injuries this afternoon in a traffic collision in the west valley, reported the Las Vegas Sun.

The accident happened at about 2:14 p.m. in the area of Charleston Boulevard and Sky Vista Drive, near State Route 159. (map)

Based on a preliminary investigation, a 2004 Toyota Tundra was exiting a private driveway on the north side of Charleston as a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban was traveling westbound on Charleston, west of Sky Vista. The Chevy slammed into left front side of the Toyota, causing major damage to both vehicles.

Stanley Betts, the 81-year-old driver of the Toyota, was ejected from the vehicle and suffered critical injuries. Five occupants of the Chevy, including two children, sustained unspecified injuries. All injured parties were taken to University Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation.

If you or your loved one was in a serious motor-vehicle accident, we encourage you to obtain experienced and professional legal support. At West Seegmiller Attorneys, our expert legal team will ensure the insurance companies provide maximum compensation for your injuries.

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