Las Vegas: Fatal Auto-Motorized Wheelchair on Flamingo Road

Las Vegas: Fatal Auto-Motorized Wheelchair on Flamingo RoadNumber: 1 Pedestrian: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 56 Male

Number: 2 Driver: Timmer, Pieter Injury: None
Address: Wildomar, California Age: 68 Male
Vehicle Information: 2007 Chrysler 300

COLLISION DETAILS:
On May 6, 2013 at approximately 10:54 a.m., a fatal auto / motorized wheelchair traffic collision occurred on Flamingo Road, 10 feet west of Duneville Street. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate a 2007 Chrysler 300 was traveling westbound on Flamingo Road in the left travel lane. A 56 year old non-motorist, operating a motorized wheelchair, was attempting to cross Flamingo Road from the north to the south. The nonmotorist entered into the westbound travel lanes and path of the Chrysler which caused a collision. As a result, the non-motorist was transported to UMC Trauma and pronounced deceased by medical personnel approximately six hours later. The driver of the Chrysler did not claim any injuries. This collision was the 41st
traffic related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction in 2013. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.

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