Wadsworth, NV (October 6, 2020) – On Sunday, October 4, a passenger was killed in a fatal crash on a highway in Wadsworth.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident took place when a driver lost control of their vehicle on NV-447, causing it to drive off the side of the road. The vehicle then rolled over, causing severe vehicles to the vehicle involved.
A passenger in the vehicle, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the vehicle was taken to a local hospital by a medical helicopter.
The roadway was closed down in the area for approximately two hours but reopened around 9 a.m.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Nevada
Single-vehicle accidents are known for being some of the most horrific accidents on our roads. In 2017 alone, it was reported that approximately 311 people were killed in accidents within the state of Nevada. These accidents take many forms but among the most common are rollover accidents, which are known for being extremely catastrophic in nature. In one recent year, it was reported that approximately 2% of accidents were rollovers. This might seem like a low number but it is important to note that many of these accidents are incredibly severe.
Losing a loved one to a Reno car accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever experienced. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down when you find out that somebody you love has been taken from you in a fatal collision. It is important that you speak with a Reno wrongful death attorney who will help you through these complex times. As you grieve your losses, we will ensure that you obtain compensation for a wide array of losses.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys in Reno are here for you after you have lost a loved one in a serious car accident. We will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for losses such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Losing somebody you love in an accident is never an easy thing to face on your own and can be incredibly devastating at times. Luckily, we are here for you in your time of need. Please contact an accident attorney at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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