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Sparks, NV - Driver Arrested in Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Pyramid Way & Rock Blvd

Sparks, NV - Driver Arrested in Deadly Pedestrian Crash at Pyramid Way & Rock Blvd

Sparks, NV (December 8, 2023) - A pedestrian was killed after a traffic accident in the Sparks area on Wednesday, December 6. The fatal crash was reported on Pyramid Way near Rock Boulevard at around 8:10 p.m. Local reports indicated that a driver on Interstate 80 ran a red light and hit a pedestrian. The driver of the green Chevrolet pickup truck proceeded to flee the scene but was later apprehended by authorities near C Street.

The driver showed signs of intoxication and was reportedly traveling without headlights. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was later pronounced dead. No additional information on the deadly crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Hit-&-Run Accidents in Nevada

Being involved in a hit-and-run is a devastating experience. Not only are you potentially injured, but the driver responsible flees the scene, leaving victims sometimes unable to get the help they desperately need. Nationwide, nearly 5 percent of traffic deaths involve drivers who flee the scene of the crash. The number of hit-and-runs increases annually by 7.2 percent, and almost 20 percent of pedestrian deaths involve drivers fleeing the crash site. Almost 68 percent of people killed in hit-and-run crashes are cyclists or pedestrians.

The death of a loved one is a difficult thing to handle. Our lives are often never the same after a deadly crash, and it can be hard to deal with the aftermath. Learning that the untimely loss was caused by the actions of a reckless driver can make it all the most difficult to bear. Unfortunately, many families are too consumed by their feelings of grief to consider pursuing legal action after a deadly collision. This is often a mistake, and you need to get started on your wrongful death claim as soon as possible in order to get the compensation you are truly owed.

Deadly car accidents still result in expenses and damages, even if the victim loses their life. These losses often fall on the family, and as in any personal injury claim, innocent victims should not be held responsible for the actions of reckless drivers. Wrongful death cases are some of the most complicated lawsuits, and you need to be sure that your case is in the right hands.

A trained attorney will be able to maximize your compensation. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. understands you are going through a difficult time, and we want to help you achieve a full recovery. A trained Sparks wrongful death lawyer will be able to help you better understand your rights and help you pursue a strong claim for your full recovery. If you are ready to get started on your case, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280 in order to discuss your case with a trained lawyer.

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