Carson City, NV (December 3, 2020) – Around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, December 2, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Carson City.
The accident involved a pedestrian and several vehicles on North Carson Street near the area of Silver Oak. Police have not commented on the circumstances of the accident but it appears that a pedestrian was initially struck by a vehicle, with several other vehicles then hitting the victim.
The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not said if any other parties were injured.
All lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Drivers were urged to take I-580 at College Parkway until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the most at-risk and vulnerable parties. Between 2008 and 2017, over 600 people were killed as a result of pedestrian accidents. Drivers are always expected to watch out for these parties but this does not always happen, which can put their lives at risk. If you have lost someone you love in one of these accidents, it is imperative that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
Losing a loved one in a Reno pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. An attorney will be able to help you on a financial level as you grieve the loss of your loved one. You should never have to worry about the aftermath of a pedestrian accident and how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a wrongful death attorney in Reno is one of the best decisions that you can make so that you can be successful in your case.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our dedicated and resourceful accident attorneys have helped many families who have lost loved ones in Nevada pedestrian accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels as you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will help you gain justice and compensation when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno for more information on your claim at (775) 324-3380.
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