Reno, NV (May 24, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious motorcycle accident that took place at a Reno intersection on Monday evening, May 23.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Steamboat Creek Parkway and Veterans Parkway. A passenger vehicle was traveling in the area when it entered the intersection at the same time as a motorcycle, causing them to forcefully collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts to those who have been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Though motorcycle accidents do not happen as often as other accidents on our roads in Nevada, they still lead to some of the most extensive harm when they do take place. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Between the years 2014 and 2018, it was reported that approximately 305 people were killed in fatal motorcycle accidents throughout the state of Nevada. Being involved in a motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. You may be feeling confused during these difficult times, which is why you should speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
The aftermath of a motorcycle accident can be an incredibly difficult thing to face on your own. This is especially true if you have sustained severe injuries and are working on your physical recovery during these difficult times. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from a motorcycle accident include the following:
- Road rash
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries tend to be incredibly severe and life-altering. This means that you could have a long and unexpected road to recovery before you. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a skilled Reno motorcycle accident attorney in your time of need.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys are here to help you protect your rights after an accident that is not your fault. We will help you build your claim from the very start and work toward the results that you deserve in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 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 is 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.