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Reno, NV - Hunter Lake Dr & Allen St Crash with Injuries

Reno, NV - Hunter Lake Dr & Allen St Crash with Injuries

Reno, NV (March 22, 2024) - At least one person was hurt after a car crash in the Reno area on Thursday, March 21. The accident took place at the crossing of Hunter Lake Drive and Allen Street late that night at around 9:02 p.m. There were confirmed injuries at the scene, but the number and extent of the resulting damages have not been determined.

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to provide aid to the involved parties. Those requiring further treatment were later transferred to nearby hospitals for additional support. No updates on the conditions of the injured parties have been provided. The area was temporarily closed while emergency crews were present. Tow trucks were needed to clear the site and reopen the roadway to outside traffic. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the collision is being handled by local law enforcement officials.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Distracted Driving Accidents in Nevada

In the state of Nevada, distracted driving is one of the main factors contributing to catastrophic collisions. It is not uncommon for those hurt in collisions caused by distracted drivers to not know where to go. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released statistics in 2021 that indicated 3,522 people were killed by distracted drivers in the United States. This represented an increase of about 12.1 percent from the year before and nearly 12.9 percent from 2019. One of the most often mentioned causes of these tragic crashes is cell phone use. The National Safety Council (NSC) found that the percentage of drivers using handheld devices while operating a vehicle rose by a startling 127 percent in just ten years, from 1.5 percent in 2012 to 3.4 percent in 2021.

After a serious automobile accident, a lot is at stake. It can be challenging to fully understand how your injuries will impact your life and what has to be done to fully recover. It does not take long for the aftermath of a catastrophic crash to leave you feeling helpless and defeated. Crash victims frequently experience feelings of loneliness and confusion after being injured by a careless motorist. The insurance company will attempt to take advantage of your condition to persuade you to accept a lowball settlement offer that falls short of adequately compensating for all of your losses. Make sure the attorney representing you is qualified and prepared to defend your legal rights.

You do not want to be on your own after a life-changing car accident. The legal team at Viloria, Oliphant, Oster & Aman L.L.P. is here to help you navigate the complicated legal process to make sure you can get the best possible outcome for your case. If you want to discuss your case with a trained Reno personal injury attorney, contact us today at 775-227-2280 and get back on the path to a full recovery with our trained legal team.

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