Carson City, NV (August 23, 2022) – On Monday morning, August 22, a two-vehicle collision leading to injuries happened at an intersection in Carson City.
According to the Carson City Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 8:50 a.m. at the intersection of Long Street and Stewart Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with one another. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Carson City responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One individual, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained lacerations and was evaluated at the scene by paramedics. The party was allegedly taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time following the crash. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident remains ongoing. Police will update as they have more information.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Nevada is no stranger to car accidents that happen every hour of the day within the state. Every year, tens of thousands of car accidents happen throughout Nevada, with a large percentage of these accidents leading to injuries both minor or severe. Though intersections are a necessity to connect our roads, they are also one of the most dangerous places in Nevada where serious accidents happen every year. Approximately 50% of injury and fatality accidents occur at intersections, which is why drivers are urged to pay special attention to the roads around them in these areas. If you are someone who has sustained injuries in a car accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on in your time of need.
Facing a car accident on your own can prove seemingly impossible, which is why you should have the help of a Carson City car accident attorney on your side. A car accident can have many serious consequences in your life and leave you with questions that you cannot answer. You may have been left with severe injuries in your accident, which include some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. No matter what led up to your accident or what injuries you sustained, you should speak with a dedicated Carson City personal injury lawyer who has handled these types of cases in the past.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you get back on your feet after a serious collision that is not your fault. We understand that not everybody will abide by the rules of the road and this could lead to an unexpected accident within seconds. Luckily, our attorneys are here to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve when you need it most. Please contact a car accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.