Reno, NV (September 16, 2020) – Around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, a bicycle accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Reno.
Police have not yet commented on the exact circumstances leading up to the accident but have said that a passenger vehicle and a bicycle collided at the intersection of Brinkby Avenue and Lymbery Street. It is believed that the vehicle and bicycle entered the intersection at the same time, causing a collision between the two.
The bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was taken to the hospital with injuries. They are expected to make a recovery.
The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist, who has also not yet been identified, remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Police confirmed that the driver was not impaired at the time.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes at the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Nevada
Bicycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have few protections from harm and are prone to some of the most devastating accidents and injuries. According to recent statistics, approximately 7 lives were taken as a result of Nevada bicycle accidents in 2019 alone. Many other victims were injured in these accidents. Many common injuries stemming from bicycle accidents include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, organ damage, and more. If you have been severely harmed in one of these accidents and wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you speak with an accident attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.
In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down by a bicycle accident in Reno that was caused by a reckless driver. When drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them, especially at busy intersections, one of these accidents could occur in the blink of an eye. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that you hold the correct party liable for the harm that they have caused you and meet all the deadlines that are expected of you if you want to be successful in your claim. It is crucial that you act quickly to retain the help of a Reno personal injury attorney.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys understand that there is nothing as traumatic as being involved in an accident with a reckless driver. Nobody expects to become seriously injured and undergo the enormous impact that it can have on your life. As the medical expenses continue to pile up and you are kept away from work, you might wonder what options you have. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno to find out how we can help you at (775) 324-3380.
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