Reno, NV (May 2, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a serious bicycle crash that took place at an intersection in Reno on Sunday afternoon, May 1.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection of South Virginia Street and Linden Street. A bicyclist was riding through the intersection at the time when they were suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle that was also headed through. It is believed that the driver did not see the bicyclist in enough time. The driver of the passenger vehicle stopped at the scene.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has not yet been identified, was hurt in the accident. They were rushed to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Nevada
Bicycle accidents are rare on our roads in Nevada. Though these accidents do not happen commonly, they do tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm when they do occur. People are injured and handfuls are even killed every year as a result of these accidents in Nevada. In one recent year’s time within the state, a total of six people were killed in bicycle accidents. Approximately 71% of these accidents happen in urban areas. If you have become seriously injured in a bicycle crash caused by another party, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
Even though bicycle accidents are not common in Nevada, they still happen and lead to serious results every year. This is why having the help of a Reno bicycle accident attorney on your side can be incredibly beneficial. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from bicycle accidents include the following:
- Road rash
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
- Broken bones
These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital or cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If your life has been negatively affected by a bicycle crash, you should speak with a Reno personal injury lawyer immediately.
Reno Bicycle Accident Attorneys
At Coulter Harsh Law, we have diligently assisted those injured in bicycle accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after a bicycle accident. This is especially true if the insurance company is offering you much less than you deserve in your claim. Having a bicycle accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you navigate the Nevada legal system. We will stand by your side when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you.
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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.