Reno, NV (December 29, 2021) – At 4:31 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, December 24, a fatal motorcycle crash occurred at an intersection in Reno.
According to the Reno Police Department, the accident happened at the intersection of Oddie Boulevard and Sutro Street. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they were struck by a passenger vehicle that was traveling through the intersection. The vehicles crashed forcefully, which caused the motorcycle to burst into flames.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries. They were tragically pronounced dead while there. The driver of the passenger vehicle was not injured and remained at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of 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 the most common accidents on Nevada roads. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists have few protections from harm in the event of an accident with a passenger vehicle. Hundreds of motorcyclists lose their lives in accidents every year in the state. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, including the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
If you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle accident, you will have to show that another party is at fault for the loss of your loved one. You and your family have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. You should have the assistance of a Reno motorcycle accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own following an accident. It is crucial that you seek the help of a Reno wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Reno Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in fatal motorcycle collisions over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a motorcycle accident on both emotional and financial levels if you have sustained the loss of a loved one. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.