Reno, NV (April 14, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place on a major highway in Reno on Thursday afternoon, April 14.
According to Reno Police Department officials, the accident happened around 12:15 p.m. on NV-40 around the area of Summerset Drive. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized with unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the collision 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 every single year. In fact, in one year’s time, tens of thousands of people sustain serious injuries as a result of car accidents within the entire state. Car accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most dangerous and common places for car accidents. There are many common reasons for car accidents on our highways, including some of the following:
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a car accident that was caused by another party. You have options and should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on their own. If your life has been impacted by a car accident, you should have the assistance of a Reno car accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you through every aspect of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. You may be feeling alone and confused after a car accident and this is totally normal. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a Reno personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Reno Car Accident Attorneys
At Coulter Harsh Law, we have diligently assisted those injured in Nevada car accidents over the years. Having an attorney on your side can greatly lessen any stress that you are feeling associated with your claim. Our attorneys are well-versed in Reno accident laws and will help you work toward the compensation you deserve. These include aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should never have to stand alone after being hurt in a Nevada car accident. Please contact a car accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on your available options 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.