Reno, NV (February 16, 2021) – Around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, February 16, a serious multi-vehicle collision took place on a highway in Reno.
According to police, the accident took place in the westbound lanes of I-80 around the area of I-580 when multiple vehicles collided. It is believed that one or more vehicles lost control, causing the chain-reaction collision. The accident led to damages to several vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those with injuries. One or more victims, who have not yet been identified, were taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes, which led to delays in the area for a period of time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Every year, hundreds of thousands of car accidents occur in the state of Nevada due to the negligence of others. Though some of these accidents are minor in nature, others lead to severe trauma to those involved. Some of the most life-altering injuries that result from these accidents include TBIs, fractures, organ damage, paralysis, and more. These injuries can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should always have the help of an accident attorney on your side.
Being hurt in a Nevada car accident may be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, you will likely have questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you will be able to answer with the help of a Nevada personal injury attorney by your side.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those who have been seriously injured in car accidents in Nevada. We understand how traumatic a collision can be and how they can take place before your very eyes when you least expect them. If you have been hurt in an accident, you have options for recovery and should never have to stand alone. Please contact a Nevada accident attorney that you can rely on at (775) 324-3380 for more information.
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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.