Update on Carjacking Auto Accident That Killed 2 in Las Vegas
There is recent news in a tragic story we’ve written about before regarding a California Highway Patrol Officer who lost his life while off duty, along with his brother in law, in a carjacking that ended in a fatal automobile accident in Las Vegas. This terrible tragedy, to remind you, occurred last weekend. It began just outside the Flamingo Hotel and Casino, in the valet parking area. The off duty officer and his brother in law were just loading up their pickup truck when a man jumped into the front seat of the vehicle, which unfortunately had the keys in it. The two men were in Las Vegas on vacation before the accident, here to celebrate the wedding of a friend with a bachelor party, as so many come to Las Vegas to do. As a result of a car accident in Clark County that followed this carjacking, however, these two men are unfortunately returning home in a funeral procession. If a loved one is killed, or you are injured, in a vehicle accident in Las Vegas, call Benson & Bingham Attorneys at Law. We specialize in helping victims of accidents get the compensation they deserve, and offer free consultations so you can feel comfortable coming to speak with us about your situation.
The vehicle accident near the Las Vegas Strip that killed these men was a direct result of the carjacking. After the man jumped into the driver’s seat of the truck and started to speed off, the two men who were loading it, whose vehicle it was, jumped into the bed of the truck. The carjacker drove off at a high rate of speed, running red lights along the Las Vegas Strip in his attempt to escape. However, while running one of the red lights, he caused a terrible car accident in front of the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino just off the Las Vegas Strip, which left the two men dead. The recent news is regarding the funeral for the men: they were to be brought by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to the California state line, where they would be met by hearses with an escort from the California Highway Patrol all the way to the hometown of the men, Visalia.
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