Reno, NV (October 13, 2020) – Around 6:15 a.m. on Sunday morning, October 11, a fatal motorcycle accident took place on a highway in Reno.
The accident took place when a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck and went underneath the vehicle for reasons that are not yet known in the westbound lanes of I-80.
Paramedics and fire crews were present at the scene of the accident. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to the hospital by medical helicopter. The driver of the passenger vehicle remained at the scene of the crash.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, all lanes of traffic were closed for an extended period of time. The lanes reopened within hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Motorcycle accidents are not as common as other accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. In one year’s time, hundreds of victims lose their lives in Nevada motorcycle accidents due to the negligence of others. Nevada is no stranger to motorcycle accidents, which tend to occur when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have suffered losses as a result of a motorcycle accident, it is imperative that you speak with a skilled Nevada accident attorney.
Reno motorcycle accidents are incredibly devastating to those involved at times. It is never easy to face the reality that somebody you love has lost their life as a result of a motorcycle accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder where you can turn for the compensation you deserve. A fatal accident can affect you on emotional and financial levels. If you have lost somebody you love, you should never have to stand alone. See what types of cases we have handled in Reno at https://coulterharshlaw.com/practice-areas/.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys are here for you in your time of need. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses after you have lost a loved one. It is important that you have help by your side every step of the way. 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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