Fernley, NV (November 17, 2023) - On Thursday, November 16, there were confirmed injuries resulting from a car crash in the Fernley area. The accident was reported that evening at around 11:09 p.m. at the corner of US-50 EB and Fulkerson Road. All lanes were closed in both directions as a result of the crash. The injured parties were provided aid by attending medical personnel, and those requiring additional treatment were later hospitalized.
The circumstances leading to the crash have not yet been determined. The roadway was closed for several hours while emergency responders were present, and tow trucks were used to clear the site of resulting debris and reopen the road to outside traffic. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is in the hands of local law enforcement officials.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Car Crashes in Nevada
Driving is one of the most dangerous things we do almost every single day, and it should come as no surprise that car accidents are the leading cause of death and serious injury across the country. There were 35,766 fatal car accidents reported nationwide in 2022, and another 1,593,390 collisions resulted in injuries that year. Nevada roadways are notoriously dangerous, and a high number of crashes in the state are caused by drunk drivers.
Your life is on the line every time you hit the road, and you can only do so much to prevent a serious collision. Reckless drivers can come out of nowhere and cause a crash, leaving you or someone close to you with serious injuries in the process. You may not know what needs to be done in order to protect your legal rights and fight for the recovery you are owed. You need to consult with a qualified personal injury lawyer who is able to provide much-needed legal guidance during this difficult time.
You will likely have many questions after a serious collision. You may not be sure of the value of your case, and you likely will be unsure if you have grounds to pursue a claim entirely. These questions can be answered by a trusted car crash lawyer. You need to find a lawyer who works on a contingency basis, meaning that you will not have to pay unless they are able to obtain a successful outcome to your case.
The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you during the difficult time following a life-changing collision. Our team of Fernley car crash lawyers has a proven track record helping Nevada residents pursue successful personal injury claims, and we are ready to get to work on your case today. We will not stop until you achieve a full recovery and the at-fault party is brought to justice. Contact our offices today at 775-227-2280.