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Rahman Jr. in Serious Car Collision, Delivery Driver Killed

By Osman Rodriguez

In a story that flew under the radar, heavyweight amateur Hasim Rahman Jr., the 19-year-old son of former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman, was involved in a serious car accident on May 13th in Las Vegas, which killed 43-year-old delivery driver Ricardo Martinez, a local resident.

According to details released by a Fox News affiliate in Las Vegas, Martinez was stopped in a 1999 Mitsubishi Faso delivery truck in the inside left turn lane on eastbound Flamingo Road at South Koval Lane at about 3:39 a.m. on May 13th when a 2009 GMC Yukon Denali ran into him. The GMC was driven by Rahman Jr., and Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rahman had three passengers in the car - 19-year-old Pamela Ross of Las Vegas; 19-year-old Ariel Dodd of Las Vegas; and 21-year-old Marcus Falley of Las Vegas. Rahman only suffered minor injuries but Ross and Dodd were seriously injured and Falley had moderate injuries. They were all transported to University Medical Center.

The accident is still under investigation.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by fabulouso on 06-01-2012

This is tragic for everyone involved. Especially the Martinez family!!!! Don't forget this ppl...this innocent man sitting at the light waiting to turn lost his life because Rahman Jr. was speeding down a city street and under the influence of…

Comment by liuj88 on 06-01-2012

[QUOTE=nycsmooth;12187078]Sr better keep fighing as the poor Martinez's family is getting a wrongful death suit ready, I'm certain...[/QUOTE] If it turns out Jr. is at fault, he has to bear at least some financial responsibility for the dead man's lost…

Comment by liuj88 on 06-01-2012

[QUOTE=-Antonio-;12186316]Not to be a dick but its funny peoole are feeling bad for rock jr and dont even mention the guy who was killed while stopped in a left turning lane.[/QUOTE] No, you're not being a dick. And it is…

Comment by liuj88 on 06-01-2012

[QUOTE=bibleofboxing;12187095]It's safe to say that we're more interested in the boxer's relative because, after all, we are boxing fans on a boxing site. It may seem callous but it's not really if you think about it.[/QUOTE] It IS callous. Should…

Comment by bibleofboxing on 05-30-2012

[QUOTE=-Antonio-;12186316]Not to be a dick but its funny peoole are feeling bad for rock jr and dont even mention the guy who was killed while stopped in a left turning lane.[/QUOTE]It's safe to say that we're more interested in the…

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