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Reno, NV – Bicycle Accident at Ridgeview Dr and Alpine Creek Rd

By September 2, 2020May 3rd, 2021Reno Accident News
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Reno, NV (September 2, 2020) – Around 4 p.m. on Monday, August 31, a bicycle accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Reno.

Though few details have been released, officials responded to the scene of the accident at Ridgeview Drive and Alpine Creek Road where they found that a passenger vehicle and a bicycle collided with each other. Officers discovered that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Ridgeview when it made a left turn and struck the bicyclist. The bicyclist collided with the side of the vehicle.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision where they found the bicyclist lying in the roadway. The unidentified party was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

The driver, who has also not yet been identified, stayed at the scene of the accident and did not report any injuries.

Reno Police Department officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Nevada 

Reno, NV – Bicycle Accident at Ridgeview Dr and Alpine Creek RdHandfuls of victims will lose their lives in bicycle accidents in Nevada each year, while many will also receive injuries and require hospitalization. According to statistics, Nevada reported 7 fatalities within the state, related to bicycle accidents in 2019. Many people are seriously harmed in these accidents every single year due to the recklessness of others. Bicyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have few protections from harm. If you have been injured in one of these accidents and believe that a passenger vehicle driver is to blame, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney.

Reno bicycle accidents lead to many serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, road rash, brain trauma, fractures, and more. If you have been harmed as a result of one of these accidents, an attorney will be able to help you gather the evidence needed to prove your claim. Attorneys are also helpful for many other aspects of a personal injury claim including helping you to meet critical deadlines that are required in the case, working with the insurance company, and assisting you in court if you are not able to obtain results in a settlement. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident that is not your fault, you should always be prepared to speak with a Reno personal injury attorney about your options moving forward.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our skilled accident attorneys understand how overwhelming it can be to face the aftermath of a bicycle accident caused by another party. These accidents occur due to many different types of negligence including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and drowsy driving. If you have sustained injuries and you are unsure of where you can turn during your physical and financial recovery, it is important to know that you have options. Please contact an accident attorney in Reno to find out how we can help you at (775) 324-3380.

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 for 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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