Reno, NV (January 25, 2021) – On Sunday morning, January 24, a passenger was killed in a fatal accident that took place on a major roadway in Reno.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident took place on US-395 when a driver lost control and rolled over. Police have not confirmed the circumstances leading up to the accident but said that the vehicle was badly damaged as a result.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. A passenger, who has not yet been identified, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries but is expected to recover.
Police believe that the driver may have been intoxicated at the time.
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.
Fatal Accidents in Nevada
Drunk driving accidents are some of the most common accidents that occur in the state of Nevada. In 2018, DUI accidents hit an all-time high in the state of Nevada in over ten years. In that year alone, approximately 331 people were killed in fatal accidents due to drunk drivers. The truth is, these accidents can be prevented but still continue to occur more often than other accidents in Nevada. If you have lost a loved one due to one of these accidents, it is important that you have the help of an attorney moving forward.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to lose a loved one in a Reno accident. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year. Losing a loved one in a fatal accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. It is imperative that you seek the immediate help of a Reno wrongful death attorney. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Nevada accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have dedicated our lives to those who have lost loved ones in fatal Nevada accidents over the years. We believe that you have many options moving forward and will help you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you.
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