Carson City, NV (September 14, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a pedestrian accident that took place at an intersection in Carson City on Monday afternoon, September 12.
According to Carson City officials, the accident happened around 4:54 p.m. at the intersection of South Carson Street and Fairview Street. An adult female was walking in the area when she was suddenly struck by a red SUV. The driver of the SUV did not stop at the scene and kept driving, though police were able to obtain the description from witnesses.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was injured in the accident. She was rushed to the hospital for treatment but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time following the collision. Police worked to quickly clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the injured parties with hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Though pedestrian accidents are not nearly as common as other accidents on Nevada roads, these accidents still happen every single year due to the reckless acts of others. In 2018, it was reported that a total of 79 pedestrians were killed in Nevada accidents due to the negligence of others. This was actually a decrease from the 91 people who were killed in these accidents in Nevada in 2017. If you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. Speaking with a legal advocate is in your best interests at this time.
Facing the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult time in your life. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a Carson City pedestrian accident attorney on your side. These include some of the following:
- What evidence is needed to prove that another party is to blame for your collision?
- What deadlines will you have to meet when it comes to your accident?
- Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial?
These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Carson City personal injury attorney on your side.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys have years of experience handling pedestrian accident claims and will help you get back on your feet after an accident. We have the resources that you need to be successful in moving forward with a claim. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected and that the stress you may be feeling is greatly lessened. We will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you every step of the way at this time.
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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.