Las Vegas, NV (August 12, 2020) – An accident caused injuries at an intersection in Las Vegas this past Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency medical technicians accompanied by local law enforcement and fire crews were dispatched to the scene of the collision that occurred at the intersection of Torrey Pines Drive and Peak Drive at approximately 12:49 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.
According to information provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, injuries resulted from the accident, though the number of people hurt has not been disclosed at this time. Also, no one involved has currently been identified.
The severity of any injuries suffered also remains under local law enforcement investigation.
The intersection was closed for a period of time following the incident in order for police to evaluate the damages caused by the wreck. Paramedics also worked to assist those injured by the collision and fire crews cleared the roadway of debris in order to safely restore normal traffic in the area.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the crash. No further information has been disclosed at this time.
Nevada Traffic Wrecks
Thousands of people are injured every year on Nevada roadways and hundreds more lose their lives due to preventable traffic accidents. In Las Vegas alone, the largest city in Nevada, on average, there are around 12,000 traffic collisions per year. Over 20% of these accidents are caused by driver negligence, specifically intoxication.
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. Recoverable losses in a traffic accident case with injuries include pain and suffering, medical bills, mental health treatment costs, funeral costs, loss of consortium, punitive damages, among others.
The reputable 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. We hold a firm belief that no one should have to pay for being injured by another person’s negligence and work hard to uphold it.
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