A man was seriously injured in a Las Vegas
motorcycle accident after a vehicle struck him at a street intersection. According to a
KTNV news report, the injury collision happened at the intersection of North
Nellis Boulevard and Vegas Valley Drive. The motorcyclist was thrown off
his bike and was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening
injuries. Police are investigating the cause of this injury collision.
Nevada law requires drivers at street intersections to properly yield the
right-of-way to oncoming vehicles. NRS 484B.250: “The driver of
a vehicle approaching an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to
a vehicle which has entered the intersection from a different highway.”
intersection accident, it is important to ask several questions. Did one of the drivers fail
to yield the right-of-way? Did one of the motorists make an illegal or
unsafe turn? Did one of the drivers run a red light or stop sign at the
intersection? In cases involving injuries, the at-fault driver can be
held liable for the damages caused. In some cases where the accident was
caused by a dangerous roadway or intersection, the governmental entity
responsible for maintaining the roadway can also be held liable.
The experienced Las Vegas injury lawyers at Shook & Stone have a successful
track record representing the rights of injured motorcycle accident victims
and their families. If you or a loved one has been injured in a motorcycle
accident in Las Vegas, please contact us at (888) 662-2013 to discuss
your legal rights and options.