Sparks, NV (May 26, 2022) – Around 7:39 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, May 26, a car accident with serious injuries took place on a highway in Sparks.
According to Sparks officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of exit 19. It was reported that several vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when one or more lost control due to unknown reasons, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with one another. The involved vehicles sustained severe damages due to the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not known at this time.
A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to those who have been hurt in this accident. We hope for their speedy recovery at this time.
Car Accidents in Nevada
A Nevada car accident can happen in the blink of an eye and lead to long-term and severe consequences. Though some of these accidents are minor fender-benders, others can be catastrophic and life-altering. Car accidents happen everywhere in Nevada but, every year, thousands of people are hurt in these collisions on our major highways. There are many reasons for highway-related accidents in the state, including some of the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Many individuals are not familiar with their legal rights after an accident. Having the assistance of a Sparks car accident lawyer on your side can be beneficial at this time. You want to speak with an attorney who is able to fully evaluate your claim and help you meet deadlines as they pop up during the process. On top of this, an attorney will be able to help you answer any questions that you may have along the way. This is why you should speak with a dedicated Sparks personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an accident.
The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face, which is why our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here for you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our firm is here for you any time so that you know that you have an attorney that you can rely on. We will go over your claim in great detail and help you increase your chances of success when it comes to gaining the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Sparks at (775) 324-3380 for more information.
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Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and is 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.