Reno, NV (April 27, 2021) – On Monday night, April 26, one person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident on a Reno highway.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-580 around the area of Moana Lane. A pedestrian was walking northbound in the area when they started to cross the roadway and were struck by a passenger vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
All southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for some time following the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians have no protection from harm on our roads, which means that they are more likely to become injured or lose their life in the event of an accident. Between 2008 and 2017, approximately 600 lives were lost as a result of pedestrian accidents in the state of Nevada. It is never easy for families to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon due to a pedestrian accident. If you have suffered from these enormous losses, you have options and should seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a Reno pedestrian accident can have an impact on your life in a variety of ways, especially if you have lost someone close to you in one of these collisions. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Drivers are urged to watch out for pedestrians at all costs but this does not always occur. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, it is crucial that you seek immediate help. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have dedicated our lives to helping those suffering after serious Nevada accidents. Pedestrians happen in the blink of an eye and turn lives upside-down, especially if you have lost somebody close to you. We are here for you as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you.
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