Carson City, NV (January 15, 2021) – Around 11 a.m. on Friday morning, January 15, a pedestrian accident involving a vehicle in a building took place in Carson City.
According to police, the accident took place when a driver lost control of their vehicle on Stewart Street. The vehicle then continued onward and ran into Sportsman’s Warehouse. As it drove through the store, police confirmed that the vehicle struck five pedestrians.
Paramedics in ambulances and medical helicopters responded to the scene of the accident. Multiple victims sustained injuries, some of which were severe in nature. The conditions of the victims are not yet known.
Stewart Street was completely blocked in the area for some time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are prone to some of the most catastrophic injuries in the event of accidents. Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 600 pedestrians were killed in accidents throughout Nevada. Many other pedestrians are injured every year within the state. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Reno pedestrian accident on their own. However, this is the reality that many people are faced with every single year. Drivers are expected to take special precautions on our roads and give the right-of-way to pedestrians so that they can keep them safe from harm. If you have been seriously harmed as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is important that you understand your options moving forward. See our proven track record of success representing those who have suffered injuries in pedestrian accidents in Reno at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Nevada. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our resources and knowledge to you in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of aspects. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you.
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