Reno, NV (January 21, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that occurred on a highway in Reno on Friday, January 21.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened at 12:06 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of Wells Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two or more victims were seriously injured and had to be transported to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Being hurt in a car accident can turn your life upside-down but this is a reality that far too many people face every year. In 2020, it was reported that Nevada saw its deadliest year on our roads when it comes to car accidents. Anybody who has been injured or lost a loved one in a Nevada car accident knows firsthand how complex these claims can be. Some of the most common causes of car accidents on our roads include the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
There are many steps that you should and shouldn’t take after a Nevada car accident. You want to ensure that your rights are being protected following a collision. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face an accident on their own. If you have been hurt in a collision, you should have the help of a Reno car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney can be incredibly beneficial when it comes to many aspects of your claim, including the following:
- Investigating the accident from start to finish
- Negotiating with the insurance adjusters
- Settling your case or taking a claim to court when necessary
Having the assistance of a Reno personal injury lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected when you need it the most.
Reno Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents in Nevada over the years. We know all too well how quickly a car accident can occur, turning your life upside-down within seconds. Our attorneys are well-versed in Nevada accident laws and will help you navigate the legal system for the first time. We will assist you as you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on 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.