Wendover, NV (May 19, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious car accident that took place on a major highway in Wendover on Thursday evening, May 19.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol officials, the accident happened at 7:39 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of mile marker 408. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with one another due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.
Several emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries in the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries. Their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The Nevada Highway Patrol continues its investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision.
Our thoughts go out to those who have been hurt as a result of this accident.
Car Accidents in Nevada
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations within the state of Nevada every single year. In fact, they happen so frequently that thousands of people are hospitalized throughout the state every month. Car accidents have actually become one of the leading causes of hospitalizations within the state over the years. These accidents happen on our major highways due to a wide array of different reasons, including the following:
- Distracted driving caused by texting and driving and other reasons
- Intoxicated driving
- Falling asleep behind the wheel
If you have sustained injuries as a result of a car accident, you may be feeling helpless and alone. This is normal, given the circumstances. However, you should quickly seek the help of legal counsel during these challenging times.
After a car accident, you should never delay when it comes to seeking the experienced and knowledgeable help of a Wendover car accident attorney. An attorney will be able to help you when it comes to many aspects of your claim, from gathering useful evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. On top of this, they can answer any questions that you may have along the way. You should speak with a Wendover personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
At Coulter Harsh Law, our attorneys are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help and resources along the way. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. We will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please contact a car accident attorney in Wendover at (775) 324-3380 for more information on your available options.
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Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and is 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.