Reno, NV (May 27, 2021) – On Wednesday night, May 26, a serious motorcycle collision occurred on a roadway in Reno.
According to Reno Police, the accident happened on the Mill Street off-ramp onto I-580. Two people were riding on a motorcycle in the area when it was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle. Police confirmed that the crash happened due to a right-of-way issue.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene. A man and a woman on the motorcycle were both taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
The driver of the car that struck the motorcycle remained at the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
According to statistics taken over the years, Nevada is one of the most dangerous states in the U.S. for riding motorcycles. It has been shown that about 76% of motorcycle accidents result in fatalities throughout the state. Many of these accidents lead to severe injuries to those involved as well. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that serious motorcycle accidents can be prevented. However, this is not always the case and these accidents still occur, leading to severe harm. Being injured in a motorcycle accident can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you should have a legal advocate on your side.
The aftermath of a Nevada motorcycle accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Some of the most catastrophic injuries that stem from these accidents include road rash, TBIs, broken bones, paralysis, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital for some time, as well as cause them to miss time in the hospital. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, you should be prepared to speak with a personal injury attorney in your time of need.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents over the years. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to serious harm. Luckily, with an attorney by your side, you can meet certain deadlines in your claim and gather evidence that can help you through these trying times. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident, we are here for you. Please contact an accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 for more information on your options.
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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.