Carson City, NV - Juvenile Pedestrian Dies in Crash at US-50 & Highlands Dr

Carson City, NV - Juvenile Pedestrian Dies in Crash at US-50 & Highlands Dr

Carson City, NV (January 27, 2024) - On Tuesday, January 23, a deadly hit-and-run crash was reported in the Carson City area. The fatal accident took place on US-50 near Highlands Drive late that night at around 7:30 p.m. Local reports indicated that a 2000 Ford F-350 pickup truck was headed eastbound when it struck a juvenile pedestrian on the highway.

The injured pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. They later succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead. All parties remained at the scene and cooperated with responding officials.

The identity of the deceased party has been withheld. No further information on the deadly accident is currently available. Local law enforcement officials are currently handling the ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident.

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

Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada

Many Nevada residents choose to travel on foot, but you can be exposed to serious dangers when sharing the road. From 2014 to 2018, 387 pedestrian fatalities were reported in 276 collisions across Nevada. According to Zero Fatalities, nearly all of these accidents happened on city streets. Clark County had the highest number of these deadly collisions. Pedestrian fatalities continue to rise every year in the state, showing an alarming trend.

It is never easy to lose a loved one, and it could be considerably harder to deal with if you later find out that someone else's careless conduct caused the fatal crash. You need to ensure that you have the best chance possible for financial recovery for you and your family. You may be able to pursue a wrongful death case in order to recoup lost damages. A representative of the deceased, usually a close family member, can potentially pursue a wrongful death case. Juggling a wrongful death case on top of everything else is the last thing you should have to worry about. You must take immediate action to strengthen your case and preserve key evidence.

There are many factors involved in a wrongful death case, and these are some of the most difficult cases our lawyers handle. Making well-informed decisions is essential to safeguarding your legal rights and building your case. A knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can help you navigate the difficult claims process and ensure that your case is handled appropriately at every turn.

Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is prepared to assist in the event that a loved one is killed in a pedestrian accident. You will need a skilled Carson City wrongful death attorney on your side to get the most out of your case. Our lawyers have a proven track record of helping grieving families pursue strong cases for recovery. Contact us today at 775-227-2280 to discuss your case with a skilled lawyer. We can answer any questions that you may have during a free consultation, and our legal team will be by your side every step of the way.

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