Reno, NV (October 28, 2021) – At 5:42 p.m. on Friday, a man was killed in a fatal accident on a major roadway in Reno.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened on NV-341 around the area of mile marker 10. A white Subaru Forester was traveling south when it collided with the left side of a Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling in the other direction due to reasons that are not fully known. The vehicles were left with extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the Subaru, identified as 68-year-old Stephen Garrison from Reno, was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt as a result.
The roadway was blocked for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Nevada. Though many of these accidents are minor in nature, others are incredibly severe and life-altering. Some even lead to fatalities in those involved. Hundreds of people actually love their lives in fatal accidents every year in Nevada. In one recent year’s time, over 300 people were killed in fatal accidents throughout Nevada. These accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Drowsy driving
If you have lost somebody you love in a collision, you have a variety of options. Families have every right to show that another party is at fault for their accident. You should always speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Losing somebody closest to you in a fatal accident can affect your life in many ways, which is why you should have a Reno car accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You will have to show that another party’s recklessness led to the loss of your loved one. It is important that you seek the dedicated help of a Reno wrongful death attorney.
Reno Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our compassionate accident attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after you have suffered the loss of somebody closest to you. Our attorneys will help you work toward the justice and compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Having an attorney on your side can be incredibly beneficial when it comes to your case. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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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.