Fatal Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident on Boulder Highway
A female pedestrian was struck and killed in the southeast valley on Wednesday evening, January 12th.
The incident occurred around 7:45 p.m. in the area of Boulder Highway and Tulip Falls Drive.
Per Las Vegas police, an on-duty Henderson Police vehicle was driving south before hitting the woman.
It was also reported that the pedestrian was walking outside of a marked crosswalk and wearing dark clothing.
Sadly, the woman died at the scene of the crash. Her identity is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Authorities also shut down both directions of Boulder Highway for a period of time for investigation purposes.
Tips for pedestrians:
- Always be aware of your surroundings
- Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone)
- Obey traffic laws & signals
- Always use crosswalk
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.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.