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New Washoe City, NV – Rollover Accident with Injuries on I-580

By December 18, 2020May 3rd, 2021Reno Accident News
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New Washoe City, NV (December 18, 2020) – Around 4:45 p.m. on Friday evening, December 18, a rollover accident occurred in New Washoe City.

According to officials, the accident took place on I-580 around the area of the Eastlake exit. Police confirmed that two vehicles collided with each other in the southbound lanes of traffic, causing one of the vehicles to roll over. This led to extensive damages to the vehicles involved.

Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. Three patients, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment. One or more were airlifted by medical helicopter.

Due to the severity of the crash, a portion of the highway was blocked in the area of the accident.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Nevada 

19Rollovers are some of the most catastrophic accidents that occur on our roadways. In just one recent year’s time, over 2% of car accidents were deemed rollovers but many of these accidents are known for leading to severe results. Some of the injuries that result from rollover collisions include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, paralysis, and more. If you have been harmed as a result of a car accident, you should always have the help of a legal advocate on your side.

Car accidents lead to some of the most life-altering and horrific injuries. These injuries can cause victims to miss out on time at work and force them to spend time recovering at the hospital. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to the negligence of another party. If you have sustained harm as a result of a Reno car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Reno personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will afford to pay the bills that pile up against them. If you have been harmed and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: 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. 

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