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Carson City, NV – Scooter Accident Leads to Injuries on NV-50

8/26 Carson City, NV – Scooter Accident Leads to Injuries on NV-50

Carson City, NV (August 26, 2022) – One person was injured in a scooter-related accident that took place on a major highway in Carson City on Thursday afternoon, August 25.

According to Carson City officials, the accident happened around 4:45 p.m. at 3000 NV-50. Police confirmed that a scooter rider was traveling in the eastbound lanes of traffic near the area of the Dollar General when the rider was struck by a passenger vehicle. The rider was knocked off of their scooter as a result of the crash.

Paramedics, fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The rider, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained a seizure after falling from the scooter. He was rushed to Renown Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries by medical helicopter. Nobody inside the passenger vehicle sustained injuries.

Several lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time after the collision.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We offer our warmest thoughts to the party who has sustained injuries as a result of this accident.

Scooter Accidents in Nevada 

8/26 Carson City, NV – Scooter Accident Leads to Injuries on NV-50Scooter-related accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads. Yes, it is true that these accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roadways. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to significant harm. This is due to the fact that scooter riders have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. When a scooter rider is involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle, it must be determined who is at fault for the accident. If you are someone who has sustained harm due to one of these accidents, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Many individuals wonder where they will turn after they have been hurt in a scooter-related accident that is not their fault. After you have sought medical attention for your injuries, one of the most important things that you should do is speak with an attorney who has handled claims like these in the past. Many serious injuries stem from these accidents, including the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (especially when helmets are not utilized)
  • Fractures
  • Paralysis
  • Internal organ damage

You should be prepared to speak with a Carson City personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident.

Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in scooter and other types of accidents over the years. We are ready to take your call at any point after you have been involved in an accident. We have a great understanding of how Nevada accident laws work and will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up, which is why we are here for you. Please do not hesitate to contact a scooter accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options you have at this time.

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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