Pedestrian Hit By Taxi Cab Claims Cab was at Fault
Downtown Las Vegas- A Las Vegas pedestrian, William King, was hit by a taxi on Fremont street and 4th downtown near the fremont street experience on June 19 when a cab switched lanes at the last minute clipping the legs of Mr. King breaking his right leg and causing major knee damage. The impact caused Mr. King to go onto the hood of the cab before rolling off. The 68 year old claims that the crosswalk he was in should have warned the driver to be cautious.
Clearly, the cab driver did not see the victim stated an eye witness. The driver claimed Mr. King was not visible and was disobeying the traffic control sign for pedestrians. The pedestrian had made it 75% of the way across 3 lanes of travel before being hit by the taxi. Attorney Benson stated his client is having a tough time dealing with the pain, but plans on an aggressive court fight.