Reno, NV (November 18, 2022) – One or more parties were injured as a result of a car accident that took place on a highway in Reno on Friday night, November 18.
According to Reno Police Department officials, the accident happened before 9 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-80 around the area of Prater Way. Several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes of traffic when they became involved in a collision with each other. The involved vehicles sustained damage as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Several parties sustained injuries as a result of the accident and were taken to local hospitals for treatment. All of the injured individuals are expected to be okay.
The right lane of traffic was closed in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties who have been hurt in this collision.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents have been increasing on our major roads throughout the state of Nevada every year. Tens of thousands of people are hurt in these accidents every year. In just one recent year’s time, over 18,000 people were injured in Nevada car accidents caused by others. These accidents happen on our major roads due to many different reasons, such as the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
If your life has been affected by a car accident, you will need to show that one or more other parties are to blame for your accident. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after a collision.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to endure, leaving you with many questions. You should always have immediate help from a Reno car accident lawyer on your side after an accident. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim after an accident, such as gathering necessary evidence and helping you to meet deadlines that are required of you. You should never delay when it comes to seeking help from a Reno personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you get back on your feet after your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident. Protecting your rights is incredibly important after a car accident. Having the help of an attorney on your side can help you lessen some of the stress that you are feeling after an accident. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve. These include damages such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a car accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you as you work toward results.
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Disclaimers: The legal team at 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.