Reno, NV (December 11, 2020) – On Thursday evening, December 10, a pedestrian accident with injuries occurred at a Reno intersection.
Police confirmed that an unidentified pedestrian was crossing the street at the intersection of Plumb Lane and Kietzke Lane in Reno at an unknown time. They were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle traveling through the area.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. Their current condition is not yet known.
The driver who struck the pedestrian remained at the scene. They have been cooperating with the police.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most catastrophic injuries when involved in accidents with passenger vehicles. Severe injuries tend to result from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and even fatalities in the worst cases. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was estimated that approximately 600 pedestrians were killed in Nevada accidents. If you have been injured due to a Nevada pedestrian accident, you should always have legal help on your side.
Being injured in a Reno pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways. As you work on your physical recovery and attempt to get back on your feet, you may wonder how you can recover financially as well. Pedestrians have the right-of-way on our roads, which means that drivers are liable in many cases. You have options and should always seek the help of a Reno personal injury attorney so that you can be successful in your case.
Over the years, our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in serious pedestrian accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a collision that is not your fault. Our attorneys have handled many pedestrian accident cases and will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of damages. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a pedestrian accident on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on what options are available for you.
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