Skip to main content

Reno, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Train Near E Commercial Row

By November 24, 2022November 26th, 2022Reno Accident News
11/24 Reno, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Train Near E Commercial Row

Reno, NV (November 24, 2022) – Around 5:15 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, November 24, a person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident involving a train.

According to Reno Police, the accident happened on the train tracks around the area of East Commercial Row and Sutro Street. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking alongside the train tracks when they started to cross, possibly unaware that a train was coming. The train was unable to stop in time and collided with the pedestrian.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Nobody on the train sustained injuries in the accident.

The roadway was blocked in the area, and train traffic was affected for some time. Police were able to fully clear the scene by 7:15 a.m.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost as a result of this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada 

11/24 Reno, NV – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Train Near E Commercial RowThough pedestrian accidents are not the most common types of accidents that happen on our roads in Nevada, they are known for being some of the most severe. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Pedestrians are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident. In 2018, it was reported that 79 pedestrians were killed in Nevada accidents, and many others were injured. If you and your family have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a challenging thing to endure, leaving you with many questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is especially true if you have lost someone you love in an accident. While you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should not have to deal with these stressful aspects on your own. It is important that you speak with a dedicated Reno wrongful death attorney who can help you every step of the way.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fatal pedestrian accident on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs
  • Funeral and burial costs

You should not have to face a wrongful death claim on your own. Please contact a Reno pedestrian accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options you have during these difficult times.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away, and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know, and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

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.

Leave a Reply