Sparks, NV (April 7, 2022) – Serious injuries were reported in a truck accident that took place on a highway in Sparks on Thursday morning, April 7.
According to Sparks Police, the accident happened around 7 a.m. on I-80 near Sparks Boulevard. A flatbed truck and what appeared to be a camper collided with each other in the westbound lanes of traffic due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the collision sustained heavy damages as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver and passenger inside the flatbed truck sustained severe injuries and had to be extricated from the vehicle. They were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was completely blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
Nevada has been seeing a rise in many accident cases over the year. Unfortunately, on our major highways, these include serious truck accidents. In one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the recklessness of others. Truck drivers are operating vehicles that are as much as 80,000 pounds, which means that they have to take special precautions and follow the rules of the road. When this does not occur, serious injuries sometimes result. If you or someone you love has been hurt in a truck-related accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you have the help of an attorney on your side at this time.
The aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to face, as truck accident claims are sometimes incredibly complex in nature. Having the help of a Sparks tractor-trailer accident attorney on your side can be incredibly beneficial as you move forward. There could be many parties identified in your claim who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been impacted by a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, speaking with a Sparks personal injury lawyer can offer you the fresh start that you need.
Sparks Truck Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you after you have been hurt in a truck accident in Nevada. We have assisted numerous victims over the years and will help you get back on your feet during these difficult times. Our attorneys are well-versed in Nevada accident laws. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
You have options during these difficult times and should never have to stand alone. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Sparks at (678) 832-0585 for more information on how we can help you.
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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.