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Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at US-50 & Deer Run Rd

10/14Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at US-50 & Deer Run Rd

Carson City, NV (October 14, 2021) – At 7:25 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, October 13, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred at an intersection in Carson City.

According to Carson City officials, the accident happened at the intersection of US-50 and Deer Run Road. A pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was walking in the area when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Paramedics found the pedestrian in the westbound lane suffering from a broken leg with bleeding on his head. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment of his injuries but his current condition is not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked until approximately 9:22 p.m.

No further details have been released. 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.

Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada 

10/14Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident at US-50 & Deer Run Rd Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident involving a vehicle. Many people are injured or even killed in these accidents every single year in the state of Nevada. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was estimated that approximately 600 people were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents in Nevada. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident in Nevada on your own. Luckily, with the help of an attorney, you can move forward knowing that your rights are being protected.

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should have the dedicated help of a Carson City pedestrian accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you in many ways, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from pedestrian accidents include the following:

  • Paralysis
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Fractures
  • Organ damage

If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with a knowledgeable Carson City personal injury attorney as soon as possible.

Carson City Pedestrian Accident Attorneys

Our compassionate attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in pedestrian accidents over the years. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you as you work toward compensation for many aspects. These aspects include medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options are available for you at this time.

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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