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Yerington, NV – One Killed in Fatal Rollover Collision on US-95 ALT

6/2 Yerington, NV – One Killed in Fatal Rollover Collision on US-95 ALT

Yerington, NV (June 2, 2022) – Around 3:50 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, June 1, one person was killed in a fatal rollover collision in Yerington.

According to Nevada State Police, the accident happened on US-95 Alternate around the area of Wabuska Road. Police confirmed that a blue pickup truck was traveling in the area when the driver lost control due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicle rolled over after the driver lost control, which led to extensive damage.

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person was ejected from the pickup truck, whose identity is not yet known. The party was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe trauma.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. Police urged those in the area to use caution until the scene was fully cleared.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life has been taken in this accident.

Fatal Accidents in Nevada 

6/2 Yerington, NV – One Killed in Fatal Rollover Collision on US-95 ALTCar accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations in Nevada but, on top of this, they tend to lead to hundreds of fatalities every year as well. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 235 people were killed as a result of fatal accidents. Fatal accidents take on many different forms but rollovers are known for being some of the most severe. Approximately 30% of passenger vehicle fatalities that happen every year stem from rollover accidents, making them common in the world of fatal accidents. If you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal collision, you should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.

Losing someone close to you can leave you and your family in a difficult position. Because of this, having the help of a Yerington car accident attorney on your side can be incredibly beneficial. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Bringing a wrongful death claim is never easy to do. These claims are known for being highly complex. It is imperative that you speak with a Yerington wrongful death attorney soon after you have lost somebody close to you in an accident.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our skilled accident attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after a fatal car accident. Having the help of a knowledgeable attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a fatal accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages, including the following:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost income
  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Yerington at (775) 324-3380 for more information on how we can help you and your family during these challenging times.

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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