Reno, NV (May 30, 2022) – A fatal pedestrian accident happened in Reno on Sunday, May 29. At approximately 3:30 a.m., responders were requested at the scene of the deadly crash.
The incident occurred on East Second Street west of Galletti Way. The pedestrian’s name has not been released at this time; they have only been identified as male.
According to information from reports, the driver who struck the victim was headed east on Second Street at the time of the crash. They remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.
Police continue to investigate the reason the collision occurred. The roadway was closed for approximately three hours while responders worked at the wreck site.
The pedestrian was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. They later lost their life, sources said.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim.
Authorities in Reno continue to investigate the details of the case.
Nevada Pedestrian Accidents
Many people choose to walk or ride bikes as their main mode of transportation in Nevada. Unfortunately, this puts them at a higher risk for sustaining serious injuries or losing their lives if they become involved in a traffic accident. Pedestrians travel completely unprotected alongside large, fast-moving vehicles that pose serious threats to their safety. In 2018, nearly 80 pedestrians lost their lives in fatal pedestrian crashes in Nevada. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a pedestrian crash, you need the help of an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.
If you have suffered the loss of a family member due to a fatal pedestrian accident, a pedestrian crash attorney in Reno could help you financially recover. An attorney will always keep your well-being in mind when they advocate on your behalf. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should not have to worry about money or how you’re going to pay for all of the costs associated with their crash.
Drivers owe it to pedestrians to always keep an eye out and to stay alert and aware while behind the wheel. If a driver breaches their duty of care and abruptly and wrongfully ends the life of your loved one, you have legal options available to you to help you recover. It is vital that you contact a wrongful death lawyer in Reno as soon as you can to discuss these options and learn more about your legal right toward financial compensation.
Your life may be affected in various ways after you lose a loved one in a pedestrian crash caused by negligence. This is one of the reasons our lawyers at Coulter Harsh Law have made it our professional duty to help you through this difficult time. We are aware of the overwhelming nature of the situation, as you may be emotionally and financially exhausted. Our lawyers will assist you in working toward the financial compensation you deserve after losing your loved one in a negligently caused accident. We can help you pay for:
- Funeral/burial costs
- Medical care
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- And more
Our lawyers will be here for you every step of the way during your personal injury/wrongful death claim. It is important that you contact our law office as soon as you can after the accident so we can get started on your path to financial recovery. Call our office at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you at this time.
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