Crash Alert: Passenger in van knocks over bicyclist, killing her, then falls to his death

LAS VEGAS, NV – A passenger in a minivan that was driving recklessly down Hollywood Boulevard shoved a woman off of her bicycle, killing her, before falling out of the van and dying himself.

According to People Magazine, the “senseless act” happened on Sunday morning. The minivan was heading toward Sahara Boulevard while a passenger hung out of the vehicle, trying to hit pedestrians. The driver pulled up next to a bicyclist and the passenger pushed her to the ground, killing her. As he did so, he fell out of the van and fatally struck a light pole.

The driver of the van, 22-year-old Rodrigo Cruz, fled the scene. He was later apprehended by police.

Officials continue to investigate this incident. The bicyclist’s name has not been released.

If you were the victim of a senseless act of violence at the hands of someone else, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The Las Vegas personal injury attorneys at Nettles Morris Law Firm may be able to help you win money for your medical bills and lost wages, and to reimburse you for the pain and suffering you have experienced. Call us today at (702) 710-9964 to get started.

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