54-year-old victim died in southwest valley hit-and-run
A man died early this morning after being struck by a vehicle on a southwest Las Vegas valley road, reported FOX5 News.
At about 1:40 a.m., a vehicle hit a pedestrian, identified only as a 54-year-old man, crossing Blue Diamond Road just east of Cimarron Drive. (map)
The victim was found by a Metro officer who was responding to a call of a body in the road. The victim was transported to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, San Martin Campus, where he was pronounced dead.
The Nevada Highway Patrol reported a headlight lens was found at the scene. The vehicle involved was silver of unknown make and model and likely to have front-end damage.
We, at West Seegmiller Attorneys, extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victim. It is our hope that the authorities will locate the responsible individual and bring justice upon them. Anytime someone fails to stop at the scene of an accident, that person should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
At West Seegmiller Attorneys, we offer full legal assistance and support to accident victims and their families. In the event of a hit-and-run, surviving family members are well-advised to consult with an experienced and professional wrongful death attorney.