69-Year-Old Woman Dies in Hit-and-Run Accident
Las Vegas Police are actively searching for the driver who fled the scene following a fatal two-vehicle crash on Monday morning.
The accident took place at 6:21 a.m. on December 20th at Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Crisman Ridge Street.
According to reports, the accident occurred at a construction zone.
A man was reportedly driving westbound in a Chevrolet pickup before turning into the path of an Infiniti.
Sadly, the crash resulted in the death of the 69-year-old female passenger in the Infiniti.
Upon impact, a gas can from the bed of the pickup also flew from the truck and struck a passing Ford Mustang.
The driver of the Infiniti was also treated for minor injuries at the hospital.
Nobody was harmed in the Mustang.
Lt. David Gordon also reported that the driver of the pickup fled the scene. Police are asking the public for help identifying the man who is aged between 25-30.
Anyone with information is advised to contact the Las Vegas Police Department.
The crash remains under investigation.
Hit-and-run collisions account for almost 6 deaths per day and there is at least one per minute in the U.S.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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