Reno, NV (February 17, 2021) – At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, February 17, a car accident took place on a major highway in Reno.
According to the Reno Police Department, the accident took place in the northbound lanes of I-580 around the area of Mill Street. Few details have been released but it is believed that multiple vehicles collided in the area, which led to extensive damages.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene of the accident to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were hospitalized with injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for a period of time.
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
Car accidents are known for being one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the entire state of Nevada. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye due to many reckless reasons including distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you have been severely harmed in a car accident that is not your fault, it is normal for you to feel helpless and alone. It is also important that you speak with an attorney who is knowledgeable in Nevada accident laws and can assist you through these trying times.
The aftermath of a Reno car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. You may have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be expected to meet after an accident? Will your case be settled or go all the way to trial? What should you say to the insurance adjuster involved in your case? These are questions that you will be able to answer with the assistance of a Reno personal injury attorney by your side.
Because it can be challenging to handle a personal injury claim on your own, our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here for you. We understand the ins and outs of Nevada accident law and will help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. We believe that you should never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Our attorneys will help you as you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you.
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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.