Reno, NV (November 20, 2023) - A serious car accident in Reno on Monday morning, November 20, required support from local paramedics. The accident occurred early that morning at around 6:55 a.m. at the intersection of N. McCarran Boulevard and Kings Row. At least one person involved was hurt in the crash, but the severity and number of the resulting injuries have not yet been determined.
The injured parties were transported to local hospitals after being treated by responding paramedics. The roadway was closed while emergency crews were present, and tow trucks were needed to clear the scene of the 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.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Distracted Driving Crashes in Nevada
In Nevada, distracted driving is a major problem that is quickly rising to the top of the list of factors contributing to catastrophic collisions. According to the latest crash statistics, there were 63 deadly distracted driving incidents and 62 fatalities in Nevada from 2014 to 2018. Around 52 percent of the state's fatal distracted driving collisions happened on city streets. The state's largest number of fatal distracted driving collisions occurred in Clark County, and men between the ages of 26 and 30 were the most common victims of these collisions across the state.
The aftermath of a car accident is a difficult time for anyone, and you will likely be overwhelmed and unsure of what needs to be done in order to achieve a complete recovery. Making a full recovery after a crash can be very hard on your own, and it is always recommended that you first consult with a qualified personal injury lawyer to ensure you are taking all the steps needed to achieve a full recovery. If you try to handle your case on your own, you are at risk of jeopardizing your future, and you are open to being taken advantage of by a large insurance provider.
It is important that you take quick action after being hurt by a reckless driver. The longer you wait to pursue a claim, the more likely that important evidence will be lost entirely. There is even a chance that the statute of limitations may lapse, and if this happens, you will be unable to pursue any compensation at all.
The legal process can be long and complicated, and you need someone with experience to help you pursue the strongest case possible. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you when you need it most. Our Reno car crash lawyers have years of proven experience helping injured parties from all over Nevada obtain successful outcomes to personal injury claims, and we are ready to get to work on your case. Contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280 to get started on your claim.