Reno, NV (November 16, 2022) – Around 4:23 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 16, a car accident with injuries occurred on a highway in Reno
According to Reno Police Department officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of exit 16. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Several victims were allegedly injured in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in eastbound lanes of traffic for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Nevada every year. A significant amount of people are hurt in car accidents every single year in Nevada. In just 2021, it was reported that over 51,000 people were injured in serious car accidents in Nevada. These accidents happen in many areas but highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. There are many common reasons for collisions on our roads, which include some of the following:
- Distracted driving, including texting or applying makeup behind the wheel
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Traveling over the speed limit
- Fatigued driving
If your life has been turned upside-down due to a car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a terrifying experience that you are not ready to handle on your own. This is why speaking with a Reno car accident attorney is in your best interests. Car accidents are capable of causing severe injuries that can turn your life upside-down. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have sustained serious injuries in a car accident, you should speak with a Reno personal injury attorney who you can rely on.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys are here for you after a car accident in Nevada that is not your fault. We have handled many complex cases in the past and will help you work toward the results you deserve. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. These include medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and so much more. You should never have to face the aftermath of a car accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a car accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help 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.