Eureka, NV (August 19, 2022) – One or more parties were hurt as a result of a car accident that took place on a highway in Eureka on Friday morning, August 19.
Eureka officials confirmed that the accident happened around 9:23 a.m. on State Road 278. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the southbound lanes of traffic when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result of the crash.
Several local responders, including Eureka fire crews and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more parties were seriously injured as a result of the crash. The parties, who have not yet been identified, were rushed to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the collision.
We offer our warmest thoughts to those who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Being hurt in a car accident is a reality that far too many people have to face every year in the state of Nevada. Tens of thousands of crashes happen every year in Nevada due to the outright reckless acts of others. In 2022, it was reported that over 51,000 car accidents happened within the state, with over 18,000 people sustaining injuries in these collisions. There are many common reasons for car accidents on our major roads, which include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
If you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Almost all car accidents can be prevented but continue to happen due to the reckless acts of others. If you have been hurt in a car accident, a Eureka car accident attorney will be able to assist you. Attorneys work to build claims from the ground up, understanding Nevada accident laws and the fact that claims can be incredibly complex in nature. You have many options moving forward after a car accident. Speaking with a Eureka personal injury lawyer can help you get back on your feet in your time of need.
At Coulter Harsh Law, we have diligently assisted those injured in Nevada car accidents over the years. We will stop at nothing to ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. You have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. You may find that you are eligible for an array of financial damages such as medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and so much more. Please contact a car accident attorney in Eureka at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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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.