Reno, NV (September 9, 2022) – Around 10 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, September 8, one person lost their life in a Reno car accident on a major highway.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of Wells Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they became involved in a chain-reaction collision due to unknown reasons. The vehicles involved in the crash sustained extensive damages as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene. At least one person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Nevada
Nevada sees many car accidents every year. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders and lead to injuries, lives are sometimes taken as a result of these accidents. Hundreds of people lose their lives in Nevada car accidents every year. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 382 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Losing someone you love in a fatal collision can affect your life in many ways. It is crucial that you and your family speak with an attorney that you can trust in your dire time of need.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own following a crash. Wrongful death claims are known for being highly complex in nature, which is why you need legal assistance on your side along the way. Speaking with a Reno wrongful death attorneyis in your best interests at this time.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. Losing somebody unexpectedly can affect your life in more ways than you could imagine, leaving you with an array of emotions and in financial ruin. Our attorneys can assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages, such as the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future loss of income
- Pain and suffering
We will help you navigate the complex legal system as you work toward results in your claim. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help 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.