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Reno, NV - Car Wreck Ends in Injuries at Melody Ln & Ridgecrest Dr

Reno, NV - Car Wreck Ends in Injuries at Melody Ln & Ridgecrest Dr

Reno, NV (February 9, 2024) - On Thursday afternoon, February 8, at least one person was hurt after a car accident in the Reno area. The accident took place at around 2:10 p.m. at the corner of Melody Lane and Ridgecrest Drive. Emergency crews were quickly dispatched to render aid to the involved parties.

There were reported injuries at the scene, but the extent of the related damages was not reported. The injured parties were treated by attending paramedics before being transferred to a local hospital for further treatment. No updates on the conditions of the involved parties have been provided.

Local authorities advised nearby drivers to avoid the scene and prepare for significant delays. No further updates on the collision are currently available. 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.

Nevada Distracted Driving Crashes

Driver distraction is a serious issue on Nevada roadways. Across the country, it has quickly become one of the leading causes of serious collisions. In a recent year, 3,100 people were illed and 424,000 people were injured by distracted drivers in the United States. Statistics further show that nearly one in five of these victims were outside of a vehicle. Drivers ages 15 to 20 were more likely to be involved in distracted driving-related accidents, with texting while driving being one of the most commonly cited activities. This is just one of many types of distracted driving. Eating, talking on the phone, and even conversing with a passenger are all other forms of this reckless behavior. Drivers who fail to pay attention to the road should be held responsible for their actions in the event of a serious auto accident.

You need to be sure that you are able to protect your rights after a life-changing auto accident. There is often so much on the line, and you are at risk of being saddled with mounting debts and losses as a result of your crash if you are not able to successfully pursue compensation. It can be difficult to manage a personal injury claim on your own. There are many obstacles that can arise throughout your case, and you need someone on your side who is ready to handle these and other issues as they come. A trained lawyer can help you gather evidence and construct a strong claim for compensation in order to protect your right to a full recovery.

You need to be sure to contact a skilled personal injury attorney after a life-changing auto accident. At Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P., we believe that innocent victims should not be held responsible for the actions of a reckless driver. We want to help you protect your legal rights and obtain a full recovery. If you are ready to discuss your case with a skilled Reno car crash lawyer, contact our law offices today at 775-227-2280.

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