New Washoe City, NV (June 21, 2021) – At 7:44 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, June 19, a victim was killed in a bicycle crash in New Washoe City.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol troopers, the accident happened on US-395 Alternate around mile marker 1. At the time, a silver Ford Edge was traveling south while a bicyclist was traveling north in a bike lane. The driver of the Ford did not drive on the correct side of the highway and crossed over into the other lane of traffic where they struck the bicyclist.
The bicyclist, identified as 38-year-old Boryana Straubel, was severely injured due to the collision. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
It is not known if the driver of the Ford remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Nevada
Bicycle accidents are known for being some of the most devastating accidents on Nevada roads. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have few protections from harm when involved in accidents with other vehicles. In 2019 alone, approximately 7 people were killed in bicycle accidents throughout the state of Nevada. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Losing a loved one in a bicycle accident might be one of the most devastating things that a family could ever endure. If your family has suffered these enormous losses, you have many rights and should always have the help of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a Nevada bicycle accident on their own. Some of the most life-altering injuries that stem from bicycle accidents include spinal cord injuries, fractures, organ damage, and more. On top of this, victims sometimes lose their lives in these accidents. It is up to you to show that another party is to blame for the loss of your loved one. Bicycle accidents are known for being incredibly complex in nature. If you have lost somebody you love in a bicycle crash, you should never have to worry about how you will pay the bills that pile up against you. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust after a fatal crash. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in bicycle crashes at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal crashes throughout Nevada. The aftermath of a fatal crash can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life, leaving you with questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. We will help you work toward justice and compensation for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you.
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