Reno, NV (March 31, 2022) – On Tuesday night, March 29, one person sustained injuries in a DUI crash that took place at an intersection in Reno.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of Moana Lane and Kietzke Lane. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the area in a stolen vehicle. The driver entered the intersection, where they forcefully collided with a Ford pickup truck in the area. The accident caused serious damage to the involved vehicles.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Ford that was struck was taken to the hospital for treatment. They are expected to recover from their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time. Police confirmed that the driver in the stolen vehicle was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and possession of a stolen vehicle.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
DUI Accidents in Nevada
DUI accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on Nevada roads every year. Between the years 2003 and 2012, it is estimated that approximately 1,025 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout the entire state. The prevalence of DUI accidents in Nevada is actually higher than many places in the U.S. Though these collisions can happen anywhere, intersections are some of the most common places for DUI accidents. If you have been hurt in a collision caused by a negligent driver, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Being injured in a DUI accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that only a Reno car accident attorney will be able to answer. These accidents tend to lead to some of the most severe injuries. These injuries include some of the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
The recovery that follows a car accident is not always easy to endure. Because of this, you should always understand your options. It is crucial that you seek the assistance of a Reno personal injury lawyer that you can rely on.
Reno Car Accident Attorneys
Our skilled attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you get back on your feet after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a serious car accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. If you have been hurt in a car accident, we will stand by your side. You should never have to stand alone after an accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Reno at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.