Sparks, NV (May 20, 2021) – At 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning, May 19, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Sparks.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of Sparks Boulevard. According to authorities, a pedestrian was walking to a pickup truck that ran out of gas when he was struck by a vehicle. A total of three passenger vehicles became involved in the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, identified as 67-year-old John Mouchou, was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.
One other person involved in the collision was injured and taken to Renown Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
Pedestrians are prone to some of the most severe injuries on our roads due to the fact that they are such vulnerable parties. The unfortunate truth is that many of these accidents will lead to fatalities every year in Nevada. Between the years 2008 and 2017, in fact, it was reported that approximately 600 pedestrians lost their lives as a result of horrific pedestrian accidents. If you have suffered these enormous losses, you should seek the help of an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Losing a loved one in a Nevada pedestrian accident might be one of the most horrific things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the sudden loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about how you will move forward after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. It is important that you speak with a Nevada wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.coulterharshlaw.com.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in your loved one’s accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Please do not hesitate to contact a Nevada accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 for the help you deserve.
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