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Reno, NV – School Bus Accident with Injuries at Sutro St Intersection

8/30 Reno, NV – School Bus Accident with Injuries at Sutro St Intersection

Reno, NV (August 30, 2022) – One person was injured in a school bus accident that took place at a Reno intersection on Monday afternoon, August 29.

According to local officials, the accident happened at 3 p.m. at the intersection of Sutro Street and North McCarran Boulevard. A Washoe County School District bus was traveling in the area with three students on board. It suddenly collided with a passenger vehicle at the intersection due to unknown reasons, causing extensive damage to the vehicle.

Several local responders, including Reno paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, who has not yet been identified, was assessed by emergency responders. It is believed that they were hospitalized but are expected to be okay. None of the students received injuries.

The intersection was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our warmest sympathies to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery from these injuries.

Bus Accidents in Nevada 

8/30 Reno, NV – School Bus Accident with Injuries at Sutro St IntersectionThough bus accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents in the state of Nevada, they still occur and cause severe damages and injuries to those involved. On average, approximately 60,000 bus-related accidents take place in the entire United States. Nevada is no stranger to these accidents, which are capable of causing catastrophic damages due to the sheer size of buses. Bus drivers are expected to get passengers from one place to another without harm, especially when school buses are involved. If you or someone you know has been hurt in a bus accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Facing a bus accident on your own can be incredibly difficult, especially knowing that these claims can be entirely complex in nature. When your life has been turned upside-down due to a bus accident, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a case? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? You can answer these questions when you speak with a Reno personal injury attorney that you can trust.

Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here for you after you have been hurt in a bus crash that is not your fault. Having the help of a qualified attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

You have options during these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for the help you deserve.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and are always striving to improve the overall well-being and general safety of all Nevada residents. We are always saddened when a serious or fatal accident occurs and hope that by providing more awareness about the dangers of driving that our fellow community members will take heed and use precautions in an effort to avoid being injured in an accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted are not of the accident described in this post.

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