Reno, NV (November 17, 2020) – On Sunday, November 15, a serious motorcycle accident took place on Geiger Grade Road in Reno.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident took place between a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle on Geiger Grade Road. Though few details have been released, an SUV and a motorcycle collided in the westbound lanes of the roadway.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. The unidentified motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries. Today, November 17, police confirmed that the motorcyclist’s leg was amputated due to the injuries he sustained in the crash.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes following the collision.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the circumstances of the crash continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Due to the fact that motorcyclists have few protections from harm, they are prone to some of the most severe injuries as a result of accidents. These accidents are among the most severe and take place when drivers are not obeying the rules of the road. These accidents commonly occur due to reasons like distracted driving, intoxication, speeding, and more. If you can show that another party is to blame for your motorcycle accident, you have many options moving forward.
Reno motorcycle accidents lead to some of the most traumatic injuries including spinal cord injuries, road rash, TBIs, organ damage, fractures, and more. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a motorcycle accident that was caused by another party. You will have to show that another party is to blame for your accident and provide evidence so that you can be successful in your claim. See what types of claims we handle for victims of motorcycle accidents in Reno at https://coulterharshlaw.com/practice-areas/.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our skilled and dedicated attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in serious motorcycle accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and extend a helping hand to you when you need it the most. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. If you have been injured in a motorcycle crash and wonder what options you have, please contact a Reno accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 for the help you deserve.
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Disclaimers: 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.