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Reno, NV – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-80 Near Wells Ave

2/15 Reno, NV – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-80 Near Wells Ave

Reno, NV (February 15, 2022) – Around 12:36 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 15, a car crash took place on a highway in Reno.

Reno Police confirmed that the crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of Wells Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with one another. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not known at this time.

The roadway was blocked in several eastbound lanes of traffic as police worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update as more information becomes available.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Nevada

The aftermath of a car accident is a reality that many individuals face every year in Nevada. In 2017, statistics showed that over 300 people were killed in Nevada car accidents and tens of thousands were seriously injured. The truth is, many of these car accidents can be prevented but continue to happen due to the outright recklessness of others. Car accidents happen due to many common reasons on Nevada roads, including some of the following:

  • Driver distractions
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Drowsy driving

2/15 Reno, NV – Injuries Reported in Car Crash on I-80 Near Wells Ave In the blink of an eye, your life could be altered both physically and financially due to a severe car accident. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.

Being injured in a car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You should always have the help of a Reno car accident lawyer on your side following a collision. An attorney can play an important role in every aspect your claim. They can help you gather necessary evidence in your claim, as well as help you to meet deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, an attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have and cannot answer on your own. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of a Reno personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way when it comes to your claim.

Reno Car Accident Attorneys 

At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents that are not their fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in a collision. Our attorneys have years of experience handling these claims. We will stand by your side and help you obtain compensation that can help you move forward when you need it the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options are available for you.

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.

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