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Wadsworth, NV – Head-on Truck Accident with Injuries on I-80

By January 20, 2022January 21st, 2022Reno Accident News
1/20 Wadsworth, NV – Head-on Truck Accident with Injuries on I-80

Wadsworth, NV (January 20, 2022) – On Monday night, January 17, a head-on truck accident occurred on a highway in Wadsworth.

Around 11:46 p.m., officials confirmed that a collision involving a tractor-trailer and an SUV occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-80. One of the vehicles was traveling in one lane of traffic when it veered into the other lane of traffic due to reasons that are not yet known. This caused the two vehicles to collide head-on into one another. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries due to the severity of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.

Both lanes of traffic were blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Nevada 

1/20 Wadsworth, NV – Head-on Truck Accident with Injuries on I-80Traffic accidents have been increasing on our roads over the years and trucks are no strangers to these accidents. Hundreds of trucks travel through the state of Nevada daily. In one recent year, it was reported that approximately 284 fatal truck accidents occurred and many others were injured in these severe accidents. Truck accidents have some of the highest potentials to cause catastrophic injuries. This is due to the fact that they are such large vehicles compared to others that share our roads. If you have sustained injuries in a truck-related accident, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can rely on.

Truck accidents can almost always be prevented. If you have sustained harm in one of these severe accidents, you should have the assistance of a Wadsworth truck accident lawyer on your side moving forward. Many parties work together to ensure that truck drivers are traveling at their safest on Nevada roads. There are several parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following:

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

If you have suffered from catastrophic injuries in a truck accident, you have every right to move forward with an injury claim. It is essential that you speak with an experienced Wadsworth personal injury lawyer that you can trust.

Wadsworth Truck Accident Attorneys 

At Coulter Harsh Law, we have diligently handled many truck accident claims over the years for victims in the state of Nevada. We understand just how overwhelming and traumatic truck accidents can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Having an attorney on your side can increase the likelihood that you will achieve the compensation you deserve in your claim. Please contact an accident attorney in Wadsworth at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you in your dire time of need.

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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