Reno, NV (November 6, 2020) – Around 5:35 p.m. on Wednesday evening, November 4, one person was injured in a pedestrian accident in Reno.
According to authorities, the collision took place when the pedestrian was crossing West 5th Street around the area of West and Arlington. It is not known if the responsible driver remained at the scene of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The injured pedestrian was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries but is expected to make a full recovery.
The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Many pedestrians are involved in serious and even fatal accidents within the state of Nevada every year. Though some of these accidents only amount to minor injuries, others will take the lives of those involved in the blink of an eye. Between the years 2008 and 2017, approximately 600 people were killed due to Nevada pedestrian accidents and many others were severely injured. Drivers are always expected to keep an eye out for these vulnerable parties on our roads but this does not always occur. It is imperative that injured victims have the help of an accident attorney by their side following a serious pedestrian accident.
Being injured in a Reno pedestrian accident can be a life-altering time in your life. Pedestrians are known for being at-risk for serious injuries due to the fact that they have no protection from drivers on our roads. Having a skilled attorney on your side following one of these accidents can ensure that all deadlines are met and that you receive the compensation you may be entitled to. If you have been injured, you should never stand alone. Our Reno personal injury attorneys are here for you in your time of need.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in accidents over the years. We are dedicated to your pedestrian accident claim and will ensure that your rights are being protected when you need it the most. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses you’ve incurred, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno to find out what options are available for you at (775) 324-3380 to get started.
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