Reno, NV (November 17, 2023) - A serious collision in the Reno area on Thursday, November 17, required support from local emergency units. The crash occurred at around 5:23 p.m. at the corner of Lewis Street and Kietzke Lane. At least one person involved was hurt, but the severity and number of resulting injuries have not been determined at this time. The injured parties were provided aid by attending paramedics before being transferred to local hospitals for further treatment.
The accident resulted in significant delays on the roadway, and tow trucks were later dispatched to clear the resulting debris. The area was later reopened to outside traffic some hours later. No further information on the crash is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Nevada Speeding-Related Crashes
When you speed, you become an active threat to everyone on the road, including yourself. Speeding costs the American public over $40 billion every single year. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding-related fatalities increased by nearly 8 percent from 2020 to 2021. There were 12,330 people killed in high-speed collisions nationwide in 2021. This figure made up nearly 29 percent of traffic fatalities that year. Not only did deadly crashes increase, but the number of people hurt in high-speed crashes increased by nearly 7 percent.
The risk of being hurt in a crash is always present any time you are traveling on Nevada roadways. No one ever plans to be involved in a serious car accident, but unfortunately, this is a reality for many state residents each and every day. You need to be able to pursue full and fair compensation for your injuries and other damages after a life-changing car crash. That means partnering with an attorney with years of experience handling these types of claims.
You need to know that you are not alone after being hurt by a reckless driver. While you may feel overwhelmed and confused, you need to know that there are options available fo you to pursue lost compensation. A trained car crash lawyer can help you pursue a personal injury claim in order to achieve a full recovery. You should never leave your claim to chance or in the hands of a large insurance provider.
If you were hurt in a serious collision, Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help. We understand that you are going through a difficult time, and we want to make sure you can get back on your feet and back to your everyday life. You should not be held financially responsible for another person’s reckless actions. Our Reno personal injury lawyers are ready to get to work on your case and fight to protect your legal rights. If you want to discuss your case with a caring attorney, contact our legal team today at 775-227-2280.