Reno, NV (November 16, 2023) - There were confirmed injuries resulting from a car crash on Wednesday, November 15, in the Reno area. The accident occurred that evening at around 7:10 p.m. at the corner of E. Plumb Lane and Kietzke Lane. At least one person involved in the crash 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 a local hospital for further treatment.
At this time, the circumstances leading to the collision have not been disclosed. The roadway was closed while emergency crews were present, and tow trucks were needed to remove the resulting wreckage and reopen the roadway. No additional information is available 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.
Nevada Distracted Driving Crashes
Driving is already dangerous enough, and it is even more of a hazard when drivers fail to pay attention to the road. Driver distraction is quickly becoming one of the leading contributors to collisions across the country. Statistics show that more than 3,000 people are killed each year by distracted drivers on average, with 3,142 reported deaths in 2020. This is a significant increase Just 3,003 deaths in 2017. According to statistics from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety (NOTS), nearly 4 percent of crashes in a recent five-year study involved a distracted driver.
There is always a risk of being involved in a serious collision when traveling in Nevada. All it takes is one driver to veer into your lane, fail to stop in time or engage in some other type of reckless action to leave you with serious injuries. Sadly, a car accident can happen in a matter of seconds and leave you with life-changing injuries. You need to be ready if you or someone close to you is unfairly hurt as the result of a reckless driver. This means having a skilled personal injury attorney you can consult to discuss your case and your legal standing.
There are many ways that your claim can go south if you choose to pursue a personal injury claim, and you need to be ready to deal with these obstacles as they arise. Only a trained car crash lawyer will know how to deal with these hurdles and get your claim across the finish line.
You need the help of a trained Reno personal injury lawyer in the event of a serious car accident. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you navigate the claims process and ensure that the at-fault party is brought to justice. We can answer any questions you may have during a free consultation. Contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280 to get started on your case.