Reno, NV (March 9, 2021) – At 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning, March 9, a car crash involving seventeen vehicles took place on a highway in Reno.
According to police, the accident took place in the southbound lanes of US-395 around the area of Golden Valley Drive and Panther Drive. It is believed that the roadway was icy and many of the drivers were traveling too fast for conditions. A total of seventeen vehicles were involved, including a police cruiser.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One woman, who has not yet been identified, was severely injured and taken to the hospital. The trooper was allegedly not hurt.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Multiple tow trucks had to remove vehicles from the scene.
The investigation into the collision is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family 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. In just one year’s time, hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in the state, with many of them leading to injuries. Being injured in a car accident can have a huge physical, emotional, and financial impact on every aspect of your life. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to an accident that was caused by another party. It is important that you speak with a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind after a collision.
Nevada car accidents lead to many serious injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. If you have suffered from these injuries, you could be facing time in the hospital as you attempt to get back on your feet. On top of this, you may not be able to return to work for an extended period of time. You will likely feel helpless and alone after your accident, which is why you should speak with a Reno personal injury attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in Nevada car accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We understand how traumatic an accident can be and offer a helping hand and resources to you at this time. Our attorneys will help you determine if you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you.
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