Sparks, NV (October 22, 2021) – Around 5 a.m. on Friday, October 22, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred in Sparks.
According to Sparks Police, the accident happened on Battle Born Way around the area of I-80. Police confirmed that a male pedestrian was walking in the area when he was suddenly struck by the driver of a black sedan that was headed northbound. The driver was traveling at high speeds and kept going without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for several hours 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.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads. They are more likely than other parties on our roads to become seriously injured or killed. In fact, lives are lost every single year in Nevada due to pedestrian accidents. Between the years 2008 and 2017, it was estimated that approximately 600 people lost their lives as a result of pedestrian accidents in Nevada. Drivers are supposed to pay close attention to the roads around them so that these accidents can be prevented. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways. Families often wonder where they can turn during these difficult times. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
The aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Because of this, it is important that you speak with a Sparks pedestrian accident lawyer in your time of need. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It is never easy to face these losses on your own. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected. This is why you should seek the help of a Sparks wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Sparks Wrongful Death Attorneys
If you have lost someone you love in a pedestrian accident, you may be feeling helpless and alone. It is important that you speak with an attorney at Coulter Harsh Law who can help you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. We believe that you should have an attorney on your side who can provide you with the resources that you need to move forward. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact an accident attorney in Sparks at (775) 324-3380 for more information on what options are available for you at this time.
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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.