Sparks, NV (November 3, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. on Monday evening, November 2, a motorcycle accident with injuries occurred in Sparks.
According to authorities, the accident took place on Baring Boulevard around the area of Rockwood Drive and Truckee Lane. A motorcycle was headed east on Baring when it collided with a pickup truck for unknown reasons. The accident led to extensive damages to the motorcycle.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the collision. The 27-year-old male motorcyclist was the only person injured in the accident. He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but his current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Motorcycle accidents are not as common as many other types of accidents that occur in Nevada but they are among some of the most severe. Many victims will be injured and even killed in these accidents every single year. According to the Nevada Department of Public Safety, approximately 24 people were killed in motorcycle accidents by August 2019 last year. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have suffered damages as a result of a motorcycle accident, it is imperative that you speak with an accident attorney.
Being injured in a Reno motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. These accidents can signal a long road to recovery that you were not prepared for, with time spent in the hospital and away from the workplace. Some of the common injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, road rash, and more. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, you should always turn to the help of an experienced personal injury attorney in Reno.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys in Nevada are here to help you through one of the most challenging and overwhelming experiences of your life. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward after an accident that is not your fault. You may wonder what options are available for you, especially if you are unfamiliar with the Nevada legal system. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected in your time of need. If you have suffered from injuries, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 for more information.
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