Lovelock, NV (November 5, 2021) – At 11:34 a.m. on Thursday afternoon, November 4, a cattle truck accident occurred on a highway in Lovelock.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80. A cattle truck was traveling in the area when it collided with a pickup truck due to reasons that are not yet known. The accident was so forceful that the pickup truck was pinned underneath the truck, which was carrying 65 cows.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the pickup truck, who has not yet been identified, was rushed to the hospital with injuries but is expected to recover. The driver of the cattle truck was also injured but is expected to be okay.
Due to the severity of the crash, eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
Though truck accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents on our roads, they lead to some of the most extensive harm. Trucks are known for being some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they can lead to catastrophic harm to those involved. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents. Nevada is no stranger to these collisions, which occur in the blink of an eye. Being hurt in a truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. This is why you should speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, you should always have the experienced help of a Lovelock truck accident lawyer on your side as you move forward. Truck drivers spend an extended period of time on our roads, which means that they are likely to drive distracted or even fall asleep at the wheel. Your life could be turned upside-down due to a truck accident that was caused by another party. Because of this, you should speak with a Lovelock personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Lovelock Truck Accident Attorneys
Being injured in a truck accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you move forward. We understand how overwhelming a truck accident can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the law surrounding truck accidents and will assist you as you work toward compensation for a variety of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Lovelock at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you in your dire 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.