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Zephyr Cove, NV – Child Struck in Pedestrian Accident on US-50

By January 23, 2021May 3rd, 2021Reno Accident News
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Zephyr Cove, NV (January 22, 2021) – At 5:41 p.m. on Thursday evening, January 21, a child was struck and injured in a pedestrian accident in Zephyr Cove.

According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident took place on US-50 around the area of Elks Point Road. A 5-year-old child was crossing the street in the area with three other children from their family. The child allegedly thought that the driver of a vehicle saw them and started to cross the road. The vehicle slowed down but still struck the child at a low speed.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The child was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries as a result of the accident. Nobody else was harmed as a result.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for a period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada 

1/22 Zephyr Cove, NV – Child Struck in Pedestrian Accident on US-50Children are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads when it comes to pedestrian accidents because they are not always aware of the dangers of the road. Pedestrian accidents are known for being incredibly catastrophic, leading to hundreds of fatalities and thousands of injuries every single year. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on a child’s life, which is why it is important that you seek the help of an accident attorney.

It is not always easy to move forward after you or someone you love has been injured in a pedestrian accident in Reno. Some of the most common and devastating injuries that result from pedestrian accidents include paralysis, TBIs, fractures, and more. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you likely spent time in the hospital and away from the workplace. You should always seek the help of a Reno personal injury attorney who can help in your time of need.

At Coulter Harsh Law, our accident attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in life-altering pedestrian accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be on emotional, physical, and financial levels. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you may wonder what options you have. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Reno at (775) 324-3380 to find out how we can assist you.

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Disclaimers: 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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