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Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on College Pkwy

By September 19, 2022September 20th, 2022Reno Accident News
9/19 Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on College Pkwy

Carson City, NV (September 19, 2022) – Around 6 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, September 17, a fatal pedestrian accident happened on a highway in Carson City.

According to Carson City officials, the accident happened on College Parkway in the early morning hours. A pedestrian was walking on or alongside the roadway when the unidentified party was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to unknown reasons. The driver who was involved in the accident allegedly remained at the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian involved in the crash was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt in the accident, according to reports.

Due to the severity of the accident, College Parkway was blocked in both directions for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian whose life was lost in this collision.

Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada 

9/19 Carson City, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on College Pkwy Pedestrians are known for being some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in the state of Nevada. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in an accident involving any type of vehicle. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed every year as a result of pedestrian accidents in Nevada. In 2017, it was reported that approximately 91 people were killed in fatal pedestrians due to the reckless acts of others. The loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in a variety of ways, leaving you to feel alone and confused. This is entirely normal after an accident. If you have sustained immense losses in a pedestrian accident, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.

Where do you turn after someone you love has been taken from you in an accident? Speaking with a Carson City pedestrian accident attorney can help you move forward during one of the most difficult times in your life. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. You should never have to deal with the stress of a fatal accident entirely on your own. This is why speaking with a Carson City wrongful death attorney can help you in many ways.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws in Nevada and will stand by your side every step of the way during these difficult times. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, such as the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Funeral and burial costs

We will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 to find out 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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