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Reno, NV – One Killed in Fatal Collision at Lemmon Dr & Chickadee Dr

3/17 Reno, NV – One Killed in Fatal Collision at Lemmon Dr & Chickadee Dr

Reno, NV (March 17, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal collision that took place at a Reno intersection on Thursday, March 17.

According to Reno Police, the accident happened around 12:06 p.m. at the intersection of Lemmon Drive and Chickadee Drive. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when a Chevrolet Suburban crossed into the wrong lane of traffic. The Chevrolet slammed into a Chevrolet passenger vehicle that was traveling south. The vehicles involved in the accident were severely damaged as a result of the collision.

Several responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to their injuries. The driver of the Suburban was taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries.

Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked for several hours. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

Police confirmed that the driver of the Suburban was not driving intoxicated or speeding at the time of the accident. However, they are still working on their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada

3/17 Reno, NV – One Killed in Fatal Collision at Lemmon Dr & Chickadee Dr Nevada experiences a large number of car accidents every year due to the reckless acts of others. Though many of these accidents can be seen as minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature. Hundreds of lives are actually taken each year as a result of fatal car accidents within the state. In just 2017 alone, in fact, it was reported that approximately 311 people were killed in fatal car accidents in Nevada. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one in an accident, you and your family may wonder where you can turn. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.

The loss of a loved one can affect your life both emotionally and financially, leaving you in a difficult position. If you have sustained these losses, a skilled Reno car accident attorney will be able to help you through these difficult times. Handling a wrongful death claim on your own is not always easy to do. Many different parties may find that they are eligible to bring a claim, including the following:

  • Spouse of the deceased
  • Child of the deceased
  • Parent of the deceased
  • Another type of dependent

If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, it is imperative that you seek the immediate help of a Reno wrongful death attorney.

Reno Wrongful Death Attorneys 

No matter how it happens, the loss of a loved one can turn your life upside-down. Because of this, our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you. When a loved one has been taken from you so unexpectedly, we will stand by your side to protect your rights. Our attorneys are well-versed in Nevada accident laws and we will help you obtain the compensation you deserve. If you have lost someone close to you, you should never have to stand alone. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you through these complex times.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

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.

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