Carson City, NV (September 9, 2021) – On Wednesday night, September 7, a rear-end truck accident occurred on a highway in Carson City.
According to Carson City officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-580. A pickup truck was traveling in the area when it was suddenly rear-ended by a tractor-trailer. The accident led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles, which had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured in the accident. The injured victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
All northbound lanes of traffic on the highway were blocked until police were able 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.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on Nevada roadways. Because of this, they are prone to causing some of the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents lead to injuries every single year and Nevada is no stranger to these accidents. In fact, in one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck-related accidents. These accidents can typically be prevented but lead to life-altering harm when they do occur. Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a truck accident entirely on their own. If you have suffered from one of these accidents, it is up to you to show that another party is to blame for your accident. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust after a collision.
It is never easy to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own. You will likely have a wide array of questions that only a Carson City truck accident lawyer will be able to answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to show that another party is to blame for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your case for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Carson City personal injury lawyer.
Carson City Truck Accident Attorneys
Facing a truck accident claim can be difficult, which is why our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for your truck accident. Many parties could be at fault for your truck accident claim. These parties include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. If you have sustained injuries in a truck accident, it is up to you to prove that a party has caused your accident. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an 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.