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Sparks, NV – Serious Bicycle Crash at Oddie Blvd & El Rancho Dr

By June 28, 2021June 29th, 2021Car Accident, Reno Accident News
6/28 Sparks, NV – Serious Bicycle Crash at Oddie Blvd & El Rancho Dr

Sparks, NV (June 28, 2021) – Around noon on Saturday morning, June 26, a bicycle crash with serious injuries occurred in Sparks.

According to Sparks Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Oddie Boulevard and El Rancho Drive. A car was making a right turn onto Oddie when the driver struck a person riding a bicycle. The driver remained at the scene to assist the bicyclist.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were present at the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has not formally been identified, was taken to the hospital with severe injuries.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for several hours as police worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the crash continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Bicycle Accidents in Nevada 

6/28 Sparks, NV – Serious Bicycle Crash at Oddie Blvd & El Rancho Dr Bicycle accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents on Nevada roads due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Drivers are supposed to be on the lookout for bicyclists at all times but the unfortunate truth is that this does not always happen. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 7 people were killed in bicycle accidents throughout Nevada. Many others were seriously injured and hospitalized as a result of these horrific accidents. Being injured in a bicycle crash might be one of the most devastating things that has ever happened to you. This is especially true if you have suffered from serious or even permanent injuries. Luckily, with the help of a legal advocate, you can get back on your feet knowing that your rights are being protected.

The aftermath of a Nevada bicycle accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever endured. Some of the most serious injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries tend to land victims in the hospital for a period of time, as well as cause them to spend time away from the workplace as they get back on their feet. Bicycle accident claims can be entirely complex as you work to show who was at fault. You should always be prepared to speak with a Nevada personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law have diligently assisted those injured in bicycle accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources in your time of need. We will answer any questions that you have as you navigate the legal system for the first time in the state of Nevada. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation to cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy, surgeries, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Nevada at (775) 324-3380 for more information on what we can do to help you.

Notes: All facts and information in these posts have been gathered through the use of outside sources for Coulter Harsh Law. These sources include but are not limited to news stories, police accident reports, state police bulletins, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts of serious accidents that have taken place in Northern Nevada. As such, the information has not been independently verified by our writing staff. If you find any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away and we will update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

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.

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