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Rental company assisting east Vegas neighborhood after hit-and-run crash

Posted at 11:27 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-15 02:33:34-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Neighbors living near Boulder Highway and Desert Inn Road woke up over the weekend to find their vehicles smashed.

Police said it was a hit-and-run involving a rental truck.

Surveillance cameras captured a Penske rental truck speeding down the street early Saturday morning.

The video showed the truck hitting a car with the impact causing a chain reaction.

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The victims in the case assumed all they had to do was call their insurance after the incident.

However, 13 Action News stepped in and found out there was another step they had to take since the surveillance video identified the truck responsible for the crash.
One of those cars hit belongs to Sean Juneau. He works for Uber and said he is losing money by the day.
"I haven't worked since Saturday; it's a setback! I have to pay my rent; I have to pay my bills,” Juneau said.
Penske truck rental said the cars damaged by this hit-and-run could file a claim to its company's insurance.
As residents who had a vehicle involved in the incident can file a claim by calling Penske's insurance hotline at 1-800-645-2592. Also, the company has reached out to local law enforcement to offer assistance.
Penske claims the driver that night was not an employee, but someone who rented the truck.
Las Vegas police also said officers respond to hit-and-run incidents no matter who makes the call with this criteria:

  • The crash has to happen on public property
  • Someone was killed or injured
  • There was significant damage to a vehicle or property.