Reno, NV (November 18, 2023) - A serious car accident in Reno on Friday, November 17, required support from local paramedics. The incident occurred that evening at around 9:17 p.m. at the corner of E. 9th Street and N. Virginia Street. At least one person involved was hurt, and the injured parties were provided aid by attending medical personnel. The injured parties were later hospitalized for further treatment.
The number and severity of the resulting injuries have not yet been determined. Tow trucks were needed to clear the resulting wreckage and reopen the area to outside traffic. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. No additional information on the collision has been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash 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.
Speeding-Related Crashes in Nevada
The speed involved in a collision can make the difference between a minor fender bender and a catastrophic collision. It is a fact that speeding makes the roads more dangerous, and any time you exceed the posted speed limit, you are becoming an active threat to those around you. Speeding is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths each year across the United States. In fact, in the past twenty years, speeding has contributed to more than one-third of reported traffic fatalities nationwide.
A high-speed crash can happen in a matter of seconds and leave you with life-changing injuries in the process. You need to be sure that you are able to take the necessary legal action to protect yourself after a life-changing car crash. This often means consulting with a qualified attorney with years of experience handling these types of cases. While you can try to handle your personal injury claim on your own, this is not advised. There are many potential obstacles that may arise during your claim, and you need someone with the right experience and knowledge to help you navigate the process and achieve a successful outcome.
The insurer will likely reach out to you after the crash asking for information. However, you should be wary of what you say. The insurance provider will use any means available to reduce or even deny your claim entirely. Instead of dealing directly with the insurance company, you need to be sure that you have a lawyer who can handle these discussions and others in the future as you progress through your claim.
You are dealing with a lot after a crash, and you need someone who is looking out for your best interests. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. will be able to give you the support and guidance needed for a successful personal injury claim. Our Reno car crash lawyers understand the law and can use their years of experience to help you pursue your claim. Give us a call today at 775-227-2280.