Apex, NV (August 1, 2020) – A two-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck occurred on a roadway in Apex this past Thursday morning that left one person with critical injuries.
The crash occurred on US-93 at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the morning of July 30th. The Nevada Highway Patrol stated that a large mack truck and a silver Toyota Rav4 were involved in a collision near the I-15 and Us-93 interchange. Significant front end damage was done to the Toyota during the crash, though the cause of the collision remains under investigation by local authorities.
One person who remains unidentified at this time was taken to a nearby medical center for treatment of critical injuries. No one involved in the incident has been identified at the present time.
The reason the crash took place remains under local authority investigation at this time.
No further information has been disclosed regarding the details surrounding the incident.
Nevada Truck Collisions
When a passenger vehicle becomes involved in a crash with a semi-truck, catastrophic injuries almost always result for the occupants of the smaller vehicle. In the year 2010, there were approximately 1,463 Nevada truck collisions that took place. These accidents accounted for approximately 1.5% of the statewide average. More than 11,000 individuals sustained injuries in collisions with large trucks in 2011, and nearly 4,000 lost their lives. If you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident in Nevada, you could be entitled to significant compensation depending on the circumstances of your crash.
Usually, injury accidents in Nevada are caused by negligent behaviors like speeding, intoxication, and distraction. Being injured in a traffic accident, especially one caused by another person’s negligence can cause emotional, physical, and financial distress to not only the injured victim but their family as well.
If you or a loved one have been involved and injured in a serious traffic accident caused by someone else’s negligence in the Silver State, it is in your best interest to contact a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Nevada. A personal injury lawyer will be able to effectively protect your legal rights as an injured accident victim. Depending on the circumstances of your collision, they will also assist you in collecting full and fair compensation for any injuries and losses you or a loved one may have endured due to an injurious traffic accident.
The car accident lawyers in Las Vegas at Richard Harris Law Firm have four decades of experience in successfully fighting for the rights of injured traffic accident victims and their families. In the event that you seek our legal counsel, we will do our best to provide you with effective and aggressive legal representation and sought-after results in court. Call our law firm today at (702)-444-4444 in order to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney in Las Vegas regarding your own personal injury case and to inquire about your qualification for compensation.
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