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Carson City, NV – Fatal Eight-Vehicle Collision Takes Two Lives on I-580

11/9 Carson City, NV – Fatal Eight-Vehicle Collision Takes Two Lives on I-580

Carson City, NV (November 9, 2021) – Around 12:50 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 9, a fatal eight-vehicle collision occurred on a highway in Carson City.

According to Carson City officials, the accident happened on I-580 around the South Carson Street intersection. Police confirmed that a Ford F-350 pickup truck was towing a large boat in the eastbound lanes of traffic when it suddenly went through a red light. This caused it to crash into another vehicle, causing an eight-vehicle collision that led to extensive damages. At least two of the involved vehicles caught on fire.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Two people were pronounced dead at the scene. Seven other people were injured, four of which were airlifted to local hospitals with critical injuries. The conditions and identities of those involved are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police urged those in the area to use alternate routes for some time.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

11/9 Carson City, NV – Fatal Eight-Vehicle Collision Takes Two Lives on I-580Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Nevada. Though many of these accidents are minor in nature, some are incredibly severe and life-altering. In fact, many lives are lost each year due to car accidents in Nevada. In just one recent year, it is estimated that approximately 300 people were killed due to these catastrophic accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing somebody you love in a fatal collision can impact your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, you and your family should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

The loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal accident can leave you feeling alone and confused. Because of this, you should speak with a dedicated Carson City car accident attorney in your time of need. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about how you will face these losses on your own. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a dedicated Carson City wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

Carson City Wrongful Death Attorneys 

Our compassionate accident attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. You should never have to stand alone as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

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.

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