Carson City, NV (July 19, 2022) – Two people sustained serious injuries in a car accident that happened on a major roadway in Carson City on Monday evening, July 18.
Carson City officials confirmed that the accident happened around 7:21 p.m. in the westbound lanes of US-50. A driver was traveling in the area when they suddenly lost control of their vehicle, causing it to crash into a guardrail on the side of the road. The vehicle was immensely damaged in the collision.
Emergency responders, including EMS Crews and Carson City fire officials, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One patient, identified as a pregnant woman, was rushed to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. A second patient had a seizure after the accident and was flown to the hospital by medical helicopter. Their condition is not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area. Motorists were urged to seek alternate routes until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties injured in this accident.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Most of the car accidents that happen on our roads in Nevada are caused by negligent drivers. Though car accidents do not happen as commonly in Nevada as in other states, these accidents still take place and cause serious harm to those involved. Many car accidents can be prevented but continue to land tens of thousands of people in the hospital each year throughout Nevada. Some of the most common causes of Nevada car accidents include the following:
- Driver distractions
- Intoxicated driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
Your life could be turned upside-down within seconds. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a scary thing to face on your own. Because of this, you should speak with a dedicated Carson City car accident attorney as soon as possible. Acting quickly can ensure that your rights are being protected during one of the most complex times in your life. An attorney will be able to successfully help you prove that another party is liable for your accident. On top of this, they can help you meet deadlines and answer any questions that you may have at this time. You have options and a Carson City personal injury attorney will be able to help.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our trusted attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious Nevada car crash. We will help you achieve a full and fair settlement with the insurance company or take your claim to trial if needed. You should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you after a serious accident. We will stand by your side in your time of need. Please contact a car accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can assist 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.