Reno, NV (March 18, 2022) – Around 12:33 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, March 18, a multi-vehicle collision took place in Reno.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-580 around the area of I-80. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
The roadway was blocked in all northbound lanes for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation 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
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations throughout the state of Nevada. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every year in the state of Nevada, with tens of thousands leading to injuries every year. These accidents happen in many different areas but highways are known for being some of the most common. Car accidents happen due to many different reasons, including some of the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, you will need to show that another party is at fault for your accident. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust during these difficult times.
The aftermath of a car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. You may have a variety of questions that only a Reno car accident attorney can answer. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company in your claim for the first time? These are questions that you can answer with the help of a Reno personal injury attorney.
Reno Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here for you after you have been hurt in a collision that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a car accident that was caused by another party. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. You have options during these difficult times and should have the help of an attorney on your side in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car 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 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.