A pedestrian died after being hit by multiple vehicles on the I-15 north of Apex, Nevada, according to the Nevada State Police. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening, and as a result, the North Las Vegas Boulevard Exit 58 was closed with no viable detour to I-15 North. Drivers were urged to avoid the area. The reason for the pedestrian’s presence on the northbound travel lanes is unknown.
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Nevada uses a modified comparative fault system in determining compensation after accidents. Accident victims can recover compensation after an accident, but any compensation awarded will be reduced by the percentage of fault the accident victim bears for the crash. If your level of fault is 50 percent or more, you are generally barred from collecting any compensation for your injuries. Courts apply the comparative fault system when awarding damages. Insurers also use comparative fault as a guide when handling claims.
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Disclaimers: We would like to emphasize the importance of safe driving practices in our community and urge all drivers to exercise caution on the road to prevent accidents. It is crucial to prioritize the safety of yourself, your passengers, and other individuals on the road. Furthermore, please note that this news article is not intended to be a solicitation for business. Any information provided is for informational purposes only and should not be considered professional medical or legal advice. Lastly, we want to clarify that the photo included in this post is for illustrative purposes only and was not taken at the location of the collision discussed in the article.