Carson City, NV - High School Student Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Carson St

Carson City, NV - High School Student Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Carson St

Carson City, NV (January 29, 2024) - A student from Carson City High School was killed in a pedestrian crash on Sunday night, January 28. The deadly accident was reported on N. Carson Street. The 14-year-old victim was traveling on foot when they were hit by an oncoming motor vehicle.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries in the crash and was later pronounced dead. Emergency responders were dispatched to provide aid at the scene. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present.

At this time, the identity of the deceased party has been withheld. No further information on the deadly pedestrian crash is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal collision is in the hands of local law enforcement officials, and more information will be released as it continues.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

When you travel on foot, you are at risk of being seriously injured in the event of a traffic accident. Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise across the country. In 2021 alone, there were more than 8,000 pedestrians killed on the nation’s roadways. That is about one death every 66 minutes on average. Statistics further show that nearly one in every six people killed in collisions that year were pedestrians.

Pedestrians have little protection in the event of a crash. For this reason, they are more likely to suffer from life-threatening or fatal injuries in a collision. The resulting damages can quickly mount up and leave families in a difficult financial situation. In the event of a deadly collision, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim in order to recover lost compensation. These are some of the most complicated types of cases handled by our personal injury lawyers. When families try to handle them alone, they often run into unexpected problems and obstacles that they are not prepared to handle.

It is already difficult enough to deal with the loss of a family member. You should not add to the stress you are experiencing during this difficult time. A trained lawyer can help you construct a strong claim in order to pursue compensation for a wrongful death. If someone else’s reckless actions resulted in the death of your family member, you need someone on your side fighting for your legal rights.

The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you during this difficult time. We understand that losing a loved one is a difficult time, and we want to do anything we can to help. If you are looking to make a financial recovery following a deadly crash, you should contact a Carson City wrongful death lawyer who can help you exercise your legal rights. If you have any questions about your case, we are here to help. Give us a call today at 775-227-2280 to get started on your personal injury case.

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