Carson City, NV (January 14, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash at an intersection in Carson City on Friday afternoon, January 14.
Carson City Police reported that the accident happened around 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of Old Clear Creek and Vista Grande. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing the vehicles to collide forcefully with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was seriously injured in the accident. They were seen in the area with a bloody head injury and were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time. Police urged those in the area to find alternate routes until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Nevada car accidents have been increasing over the past few years. These accidents land hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every single year. Though car accidents can happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for collisions. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every year in the entire U.S. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the recklessness of others. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. Because of this, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
Any time somebody gets behind the wheel of their car, a car accident could occur in the blink of an eye. This is why it is crucial that you have the assistance of a Carson City car accident lawyer on your side following a collision. Though many car accidents are fender-benders, others lead to extensive and even life-threatening harm. Many serious injuries result from car accidents, including the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Internal organ damage
- Soft tissue injuries
- Cuts and lacerations
If you have been hurt in a collision, you have a variety of options. It is crucial that you speak with a Carson City personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Carson City Car Accident Attorneys
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents throughout Nevada over the years. From the moment that your claim occurs, you may wonder how you will fight the insurance company and work toward the compensation you deserve. They may attempt to minimize what you are owed for your claim. We are here for you every step of the way at this time. Please contact an accident attorney in Carson City at (775) 324-3380 for more information on your available options.
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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.