Two assaults in Las Vegas show the breadth of the many ways someone could be injured in Southern Nevada. An individual was shot Friday morning when someone tried to commit a robbery at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The shooting, which happened in the early morning hours, 3:15 a.m. The attempted robbery and shooting happened near Maryland Pkwy and Del Mar St. Two pedestrians were walking when someone came up to them and demanded money. As the person shot was handing over some cash, the shooter attempted to take additional money from the person shot.
Accidents can happen to anyone - especially those who make their lives on the road, specifically police. Last week, a Las Vegas police officer was in a Las Vegas motorcycle accident while writing a ticket. While the police officer walked away with minor injuries, the driver of the car that hit the police officer was ticketed for a number of infractions including distracted driving, not slowing for an emergency vehicle and not moving to the left for an emergency vehicle. The accident happened on Tropicana Ave. at the intersection of Tenya Wy.
While the high rate of Las Vegas pedestrian deaths has made national news, other North American cities are also suffering from the same high rate of pedestrian deaths. San Francisco, CA is also suffering from a dramatic rise of pedestrian deaths, similar to the large number of Las Vegas pedestrian deaths.In the past three days, three pedestrians have died on the street of San Francisco. On Monday, 88-year old San Francisco resident, Jinrog Ouyang was killed in a pedestrian accident.
A 3-car accident with a Nissan sports car resulted in the death of four people. The Las Vegas police department has announced that one more person has died in a 3-car Las Vegas automobile accident. Previously, the accident had resulted in a death toll of three people but later, police announced that the driver of the 350z, 28-year old Lozana Walker had also perished. The previously announced deaths were three people who were riding in the automobile that had been struck allegedly by Mr. Walke. Their names are 28-year old Allison Uyematsu, 56-year old Sheryl Uyematsu and 50-year old John Snide.
A Las Vegas political consultant recently died in a car fatality. The Las Vegas automobile fatality happened last Thursday in the vicinity of Mt. Charleston in Las Vegas. The 69-year old man, Gary Gray, was a well known political consultant who was also married to a member of the County Commission of Clark County, Ms. Chris Giunchigliani. The two were married in 1987. Nevada Highway Patrol released a statement saying the accident happened on Kyle Canyon Rd, when Mr.
Mopeds have proliferated in Las Vegas due in part to their low cost of ownership and very high gas mileage. Unfortunately, many Las Vegas residents find the two wheeled motor enabled cycles to be a nuisance. Mopeds tend to cost only approximately $1000 and get nearly 100 miles to the gallon of gasoline. In addition, mopeds do not require licenses or to be registered with the department of motor vehicles in Nevada.
Despite efforts from Las Vegas area police, transit agencies, local elected government bodies and even the United States transportation department, pedestrian accidents continue to rise in Southern Nevada. The combined effort of multiple city departments, state of Nevada agencies, law enforcement groups and even the federal government has made a dent in the number of pedestrian injury in Las Vegas, however, there is still significant work to be done.
Early Friday morning, two people were killed in an automobile accident involving four cars. The accident occurred at Spring Mountain Road and Lindell Road. The accident occurred when 23-year old Annie Cho, driving her Hyundai Sonata sedan when she veered into oncoming traffic on Spring Mt. Road. As she veered into the left hand lane, her 2011 Sonata hit a 2014 Ford Taxi cab, a 2004 Chevy Cavalier and a Honda Civic from 2011. Both Ms. Cho and 55-year old Jose Ordaz were killed due to the accident. Mr.Ordaz was pronounced dead at the scene and Ms. Cho later died at University Hospital. Mr.