Sparks, NV (February 22, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal car crash that took place on Tuesday morning, February 22, in Sparks.
According to Sparks Police, the accident happened around 6 a.m. on Vista Boulevard near the area of Vista Del Rancho. One vehicle was traveling north in the area while a second vehicle was traveling south. One of the vehicles went over the median, crashing into the other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged due to the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A woman, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Another woman was hospitalized with critical injuries. A man was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Their current conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in both northbound and southbound lanes for some time as police worked to clear the scene. Police believe that the weather conditions at the time played a role in the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in Nevada, some of which are minor and others that are severe in nature. Hundreds of lives are lost as a result of fatal car accidents in Nevada every single year. In 2017, it was reported that approximately 311 people were killed in fatal Nevada car accidents. These accidents happen on our major roads due to many different reasons, including the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk driving
- Drowsy driving
If you have lost a loved one in a collision and wonder where you and your family can turn, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal car accident. If you have sustained these losses, you should have the help of a Sparks car accident attorney on your side. As you are grieving the 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 these aspects after a fatal collision. It is important that you seek the help of a knowledgeable Sparks wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Sparks Wrongful Death Attorneys
Losing a loved one suddenly can affect your life in a variety of ways. Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you during these difficult times. Our attorneys will be a shoulder that you can lean on during one of the most complex moments in your life. We understand that money is no replacement for missing somebody close to you. However, it can help you move forward financially. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, we are here to help you. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Sparks at (775) 324-3380 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.