Carson City, NV (June 7, 2021) – At 4:40 p.m. on the afternoon of Monday, June 7, a bicycle accident occurred at an intersection in Carson City.
According to Carson City sheriff’s deputies, the accident happened at the intersection of Brown Street and Gordon Street. First responders confirmed that a 56-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the area when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The bicyclist was the only person injured in the accident and he was flown to a hospital for treatment of traumatic injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time, which led to extensive delays.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Nevada
Many lives are lost every year throughout the entirety of the U.S., with a handful of these accidents happening in Nevada. In 2019 alone, approximately 7 people lost their lives as a result of bicycle accidents within the state. Bicyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads, which means that they are more likely to lose their lives or become injured in accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a bicycle crash, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a Nevada bicycle accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to serious injuries such as road rash, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital and keep them out of the workplace for some time. If you have suffered from serious injuries and wonder where you can turn, you may be feeling alone and confused. You have options as you navigate the legal system. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in Nevada car accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic the aftermath of a serious bicycle crash can be and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, therapy costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 for the help you deserve.
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