Carson City, NV (February 21, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a DUI crash that took place at an intersection in Carson City on Saturday afternoon, February 19.
According to local officials, the accident happened around 12:19 p.m. at the intersection of Race Track Road and Center Drive. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. One person attempted to flee the scene of the accident following the crash. Police confirmed that the driver who tried to leave was intoxicated at the time.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was injured as a result of the collision. The injured party was hospitalized, though their condition is not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in Nevada, some of which are incredibly severe in nature. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it was reported that approximately 1,025 people were killed in fatal DUI crashes in the state of Nevada and many others sustained serious injuries. When a driver makes the decision to drink and get behind the wheel of a car, they could be risking the lives of everyone on our roads. Being hurt in one of these accidents can turn your life upside-down. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney who can help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim.
Driver negligence leads to far too many collisions in Nevada every year. If you have been hurt in a car accident caused by a DUI driver, you should have the dedicated help of a Carson City car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney can be incredibly beneficial when moving forward with a claim if you have sustained any type of injuries. Some severe injuries that stem from car accidents include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
The injuries that stem from car accidents tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should speak with a dedicated Carson City personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Carson City Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you after a car accident that is not your fault. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a collision. When involved in a car accident, it is important to take the steps necessary to secure an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you obtain the compensation you deserve for a variety of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you.
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Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and are always striving to improve the overall well-being and general safety of all Nevada residents. We are always saddened when a serious or fatal accident occurs and hope that by providing more awareness about the dangers of driving that our fellow community members will take heed and use precautions in an effort to avoid being injured in an accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted are not of the accident described in this post.