Carson City, NV (February 8, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash that happened in Carson City on Monday morning, February 7.
Carson City officials confirmed that the accident happened around 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of East William Street and Rand Avenue. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time. One of the vehicles struck the other in the side in a T-bone collision. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. The other injured party was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Their identities and conditions are not yet known.
Multiple lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time. This led to delays until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations in the state of Nevada. Every year, tens of thousands of people are injured as a result of car accidents within the state. These collisions happen in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common and dangerous. Intersections are responsible for almost 50% of injuries and fatalities that occur on our roads. Millions of intersection accidents actually happen every year in the entire U.S. and Nevada is no stranger to these accidents. If you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party, you will have to show that they are at fault for your accident. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust during these difficult times.
The aftermath of a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have been injured in a collision and know that another party is at fault, you should be prepared to speak with an experienced Carson City car accident lawyer. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim. You will have to show the following to be successful:
- The driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached that duty of care
- The breach led to your accident
- The accident caused injuries and other damages
Having the assistance of a Carson City personal injury lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a collision.
Carson City Car Accident Attorneys
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in Nevada car accidents over the years. We will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system within the state for the first time. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to stand alone as you face a car accident claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 for the help you need during these difficult times.
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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.