Car accidents and car crashes are inevitable here in Clark County and Las Vegas, and there is a pretty good chance, at some point, you will be involved in an accident. During 2010, there were over 30,000 fatalities from car crashes in the United States. Approximately 17,000 of these fatalities involved drivers with approximately 6,500 involving passengers. The majority of Nevada car accidents centered around Clark County, with more than 78 percent, according to a Nevada state traffic accident report that year.
A 2015 Las Vegas Sun news story reported 170 deaths attributed to car accidents in the city in 2014. This was considered an improvement over the 2013 number of 190 deaths behind the wheel.
Las Vegas can be a fun place, but driving its streets can be a gamble with your life. The unfortunate truth is that driving is a necessary part of life when visiting or living in Las Vegas. The glitz and flash of Las Vegas can serve as a distraction for drivers, especially for those visiting from other states or countries. It takes a split second for their inattention to cost you a lifetime of pain or even the life of a loved one. Their mistake could mean expensive repairs to your vehicle, endless medical bills, and physical and mental health problems that could end your career.