Reno, NV (October 21, 2020) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Monday night, October 19, a motorcycle crash took place at a Reno intersection.
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the accident was a hit-and-run that took place at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and Pembroke Drive. Police confirmed that a vehicle attempted to turn at the intersection when it collided with a motorcycle head-on. The vehicle then continued onward and left the scene of the crash.
A witness followed the suspect vehicle and an officer was able to arrest the driver near the Grand Sierra Resort.
The motorcyclist, who was not identified, was the only person who was injured. They were taken to the hospital for treatment but they are expected to be okay.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured client and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Hundreds of people are hospitalized as a result of motorcycle accidents in the state of Nevada every year. According to the Nevada Department of Public Safety, motorcycle accidents were so severe that they led to the deaths of 24 people by August of 2019. Motorcycle collisions happen unexpectedly and risk the lives of those involved every single year. Being injured in a sudden and unexpected motorcycle accident might be one of the most tragic and devastating things that you have ever endured after an accident that is not your fault. It is important that you have the skilled help of an accident attorney by your side.
Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most devastating results in accidents. In the blink of an eye, your life could be temporarily or permanently affected by one of these accidents. Some of the most common types of injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, road rash, organ damage, and more. If you have been harmed in a motorcycle accident in Reno and wonder what options you have, you should always have an attorney who can help you. Find out what types of cases we handle in Reno at https://coulterharshlaw.com/practice-areas/.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are dedicated to helping those injured in motorcycle accidents in the state of Nevada. We understand how common these collisions can be and the impact that they can have on your life. Because of this, we are here to ensure that your rights are being protected after a motorcycle accident that has negatively impacted your life. If you have been injured in an accident and wonder where you can turn, please contact a Reno accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 for more information on your legal options.
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