Sparks, NV (March 8, 2021) – On Saturday evening, March 6, a two-vehicle collision with injuries took place on a major highway in Sparks.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 8:32 p.m. when two vehicles collided with each other in the westbound lanes of I-80 near McCarran Boulevard. It is not yet known what caused the vehicles to collide but they sustained severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One or more victims were immediately hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked for several hours until 8:30 p.m. Drivers were urged to find alternate routes in the area.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Highways are some of the most dangerous places for car accidents in the entire state of Nevada. Every single week, hundreds of car accidents take place in these areas, with many leading to serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that result from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they cause victims to spend time in the hospital and miss out on time at work. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should seek the help of an accident attorney as soon as possible.
Being injured in a Reno car accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling both helpless and alone. As such, you may have a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your case? What types of evidence will you have to gather if you wish to be successful in holding a party liable for a wide array of aspects? What should you say to the insurance company involved in your case? These are questions that a Reno personal injury attorney will be able to answer.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have dedicated our lives to helping those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the midst of an accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, surgeries, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you.
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Disclaimers: 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.