New Washoe City, NV (November 16, 2023) - On Wednesday, November 15, there were serious injuries reported after a car accident in New Washoe City. The collision was reported that evening at around 5:07 p.m. near the intersection of US-395 and Washoe Drive, near I-580. Two vehicles were involved in the crash. There were serious injuries reported at the scene. All lanes in both directions were closed as a result of the crash.
Emergency responders were present to render aid to the involved parties, and those requiring additional support were later hospitalized. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. The area was temporarily closed until tow trucks were able to clear the scene of the resulting debris. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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
The roads have only become more dangerous with each passing year in Nevada. Statistics have shown that the number of traffic deaths and fatal collisions in the state has been on the rise in the past ten years. There are many common factors involved in deadly collisions in the state. According to data from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety (NOTS), almost 43 percent of crashes in the state involved an intoxicated driver in a recent five-year period, and lane departures were a factor in nearly 37 percent of traffic fatalities in that timeframe.
Driving is a way of life for most Nevada residents. No one ever plans to be involved in a serious crash, but the statistics show that a collision can happen at any time. You need to be ready if you or someone close to you is involved in a life-changing car accident. That means partnering with a lawyer with years of experience handling cases just like yours. This is often the only way to make sure that you are able to recover the full value of the compensation you are owed after a car accident.
You should never try to handle a personal injury claim on your own, even if you have some experience in the law. A trained personal injury lawyer will always be able to help maximize your compensation. You need a qualified attorney handling your case so you can focus completely on your health and well-being.
You should not be on your own after a serious car accident. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you navigate the personal injury claim process and fight for your full and fair compensation if you are unfairly injured by a reckless driver. Our New Washoe City car crash lawyers will be able to answer any questions you may have during a free consultation. We are here to help when you need it most. If you want to get started on your case today, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280.