Reno, NV (January 28, 2021) – Around 12:15 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, January 28, a pedestrian accident with injuries took place in Reno.
According to officials, the accident took place at the intersection of Wrondel Way and Grove Street. The driver of a passenger vehicle was driving near the intersection when the driver started to make a right turn, striking the pedestrian. The unidentified pedestrian was then dragged by the vehicle for a short distance.
The pedestrian, whose name has not yet been released, was seriously injured as a result of the accident. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They are expected to make a recovery, though their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians have no protection from harm, which means that they are capable of sustaining severe and even fatal results in a pedestrian accident. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was reported that approximately 600 pedestrians were killed as a result of Nevada pedestrian accidents. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you with questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is imperative that you have the help of an attorney as you move forward with your claim.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident in Reno might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them, which means that they can be held liable if they caused a pedestrian accident. Pedestrians are owed the right-of-way on our roads due to the fact that they sometimes sustain severe harm in the event of an accident. See our proven track record of success representing those who have been injured in Nevada accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that took place due to the negligence of another party. We have handled many pedestrian accident claims in the past and will help you move forward as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a variety of financial losses. Please contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for the help you deserve.
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