Reno, NV (August 27, 2021) – At 6:10 p.m. on the evening of Friday, August 27, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Reno.
According to the Reno Police Department, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of mile marker 14. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. Tow trucks had to tow the damaged vehicles from the scene.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. One or more victims sustained injuries in the accident. The injured victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for some time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Nevada. These accidents happen in many areas but highways are some of the most common. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Nevada car accidents every single year. This means that lives are risked every month due to the carelessness of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye even though many can be prevented. Some of the most common reasons for collisions include driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, and more. It is up to you as an injured victim to show that negligence led to your accident. To do this, you should always have the help of an attorney on your side.
Many people injured in Nevada car accidents will wonder where they can turn after a serious car accident. You may have questions that only a Reno car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet in your claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Reno personal injury attorney.
Reno Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents throughout Nevada. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. We will stand by your side as you navigate the Nevada legal system for the first time. Our attorneys are here for you and will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. These include medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. You have many options under Nevada law and should never have to stand alone after a collision. Please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
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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.