Las Vegas, NV (August 18, 2020) – Yesterday morning, at approximately 9:23 a.m., a car accident caused injuries at an intersection in Las Vegas.
The incident took place at the intersection of Del Rey Avenue and Buffalo Drive on the morning of August 17 for reasons still being investigated by local police.
First responders, including firefighters, paramedics, and local law enforcement officials were dispatched to the scene of the accident that took place between at least two vehicles at the intersection. The vehicles involved in the wreck have not been specified at this time.
Paramedics assisted those with injuries at the crash site, however, it is unclear how many people total sustained injuries in the accident. The severity and scope of any injuries suffered remains undisclosed as well as any identities of the involved parties as police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the wreck.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is currently investigating the cause and liability of the accident.
No further information has been publicly disclosed at this time.
Nevada Auto Accidents
Auto collisions have the potential to wreak havoc on a person’s life, especially in the event that injuries are sustained as a result. Thousands of car accidents take place in Nevada every single year, causing debilitating injuries to thousands of people. Nevada drivers are some of the worst drivers in the United States according to recent traffic statistical studies. Driving in Nevada, therefore, can be a very risky endeavor. The leading cause of traffic accidents in Nevada, currently, is distracted driving. Speeding and intoxication also are leading causes of auto accidents in Nevada.
A recent study done by the Federal Highway Administration found that nearly 40% of all traffic collisions that take place in the United States occur at intersections. A very large percentage of the Nevada traffic accidents that take place also occur at intersections, as intersection accidents are the second leading type of auto accident to occur in the nation. If you or someone you love was recently injured in a Nevada traffic collision caused by the carelessness of another person on the road, you need to contact a reputable Nevada personal injury attorney to inquire about your options for financial compensation.
In the event that you or a loved one have been injured in a Nevada car accident, allow a Nevada personal injury lawyer to inform you of your legal rights as an injured accident victim and help you to exercise them in order to receive financial compensation. For the past forty years, the skilled and dedicated Nevada personal injury lawyers at Richard Harris Law Firm have been successfully preserving the rights of injured auto collision victims throughout Nevada. We work tirelessly to ensure that you are financially, physically, and emotionally taken care of during the aftermath of your catastrophic car accident. We strive to provide our clients with the maximum compensation available for their own personal injuries.
If you or a loved one were injured by another person’s negligence while on the road, you could be entitled to significant compensation for your injuries and incurred damages. Call the Richard Harris Law Firm at (702)-444-4444 in order to speak with a skilled personal injury lawyer in Nevada regarding your eligibility for compensation.
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