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Pedestrian critically injured by drunk hit-and-run driver

Some of the most troubling accidents in Nevada are hit-and-run accidents in which the victim was a pedestrian. An auto-pedestrian accident is likely to result in serious injuries to the pedestrian, if not death. If the victim or nearby witnesses cannot identify the driver, it could mean a careless driver is getting away with severely injuring or killing someone.

Critics of new policy fear more serious drunk driving crashes

Everyone in Nevada is watching what's happening in Las Vegas now that Metro Police have stopped responding to minor traffic accidents. The new policy has raised a wide variety of concerns about matters from public safety to insurance rates. One of the most serious concerns is that it could lead to more serious drunk driving accidents.

Police: 7 teens involved in rollover; none wore seat belts

Car accidents are the major cause of death for Americans under 30, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2009, more than 33,000 people were killed in auto accidents, with another 2.2 million injured. Of those casualties, more than 70 percent occurred in passenger vehicles.

Police: Fernley child killed when hit by drunk driver

Sometimes the most tragic auto accidents do not occur on busy highways but in quiet, residential neighborhoods. That was the case when a 5-year-old Nevada child was killed while riding her tricycle along a sidewalk in Fernley on Jan. 2. The driver who hit the child was taken into custody for felony DUI.

Alcohol contributed to 74 traffic deaths in Nevada in 2012

The Nevada Department of Transportation data shows that in the year 2012 there were 74 people who lost their lives in an accident in which alcohol played a contributing factor. The 2013 year has not yet come to a close, but there have already been 49 alcohol-related traffic deaths in the state.

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