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Sparks, NV – Fatal DUI Crash at Howard Dr & Camino Real Dr

By January 22, 2021May 3rd, 2021Reno Accident News
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Sparks, NV (January 21, 2021) – At 12:20 a.m. on Saturday morning, January 16, a fatal DUI crash took place at an intersection in Sparks.

According to police, the accident took place at the intersection of Howard Drive and Camino Real Drive. Michael Perry, a local resident, was headed southbound traveling over the speed limit when he suddenly drifted out of his lane, striking two parked vehicles. There were people inside the vehicles.

Perry then got out of his vehicle following the collisions and fled the scene. Police searched the area and found him, arresting him on charges of DUI causing death.

A man was found inside one of the parked vehicles and he was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The woman inside the other vehicle was hospitalized with minor injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

1/21 Sparks, NV – Fatal DUI Crash at Howard Dr & Camino Real Dr DUI accidents are incredibly popular in Nevada, some of which lead to injurious and fatal results. In 2018, it was estimated that DUI crashes hit an all-time high for the first time in 10 years. In just that year alone, approximately 331 people were killed in alcohol-related collisions. These accidents can be prevented but continue to occur more commonly than many other accidents on our roads. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, it is important that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.

Losing a loved one in a Reno car accident might be one of the most devastating things that your family has endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down as you face the grief associated with a fatal collision in Nevada. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about the financial aspects that pile up against you during these challenging times. It is important that you seek the help of a Reno wrongful death attorney in your dire time of need.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in Nevada car accidents. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on emotional and financial levels as you try to move forward. If you have suffered these losses, you may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a Reno accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you.

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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.

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