Paradise, NV (August 17, 2020) – At approximately 1:53 p.m. yesterday afternoon, an auto accident caused injuries at an intersection in Paradise.
First responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision that took place at the intersection of University Center Drive and Twain Avenue.
It is believed that at least two vehicles were involved in a wreck at the intersection, though the total number of vehicles involved in the crash has not been disclosed by local news sources at this time.
Paramedics assisted those with injuries at the crash site while police assessed the damages done to the vehicles in the wreck and investigated the cause and liability of the incident. Fire crews also worked to clear debris from the intersection so normal traffic could resume in the area. The intersection was closed for a period of time after the incident occurred but has since been reopened.
No further information has been provided at the present time regarding the crash and its surrounding circumstances.
A police investigation into the details and cause of the crash is currently underway.
Nevada Motor Vehicle Collisions
Nevada drivers are approximately 21% more likely to be involved in a traffic accident during their driving career than drivers in any other state. They are also estimated to be involved in an automobile accident approximately once every eight years. Due to these alarming statistics, Nevada drivers are ranked as some of the absolute worst drivers in the United States.
In the largest city in Nevada, Las Vegas, there are a reported 12,000 annual traffic accidents per year. Overall, Nevada sees more than 300 deaths per year due to fatal traffic collisions. Thousands more are injured due to these crashes that are often caused by negligence. Distracted driving, intoxication, and speeding are all leading causes of Nevada traffic accidents. Unfortunately, these are all correctable yet negligent human behaviors.
In the event that you or a loved one have been injured in a Nevada traffic accident caused by the recklessness or negligence of another person, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced and skilled car accident attorney in Nevada. The reputable car accident attorneys at Richard Harris Law Firm have been successfully preserving the rights of those injured in negligently caused car accidents for the past four decades. We strive to provide our clients with the maximum compensation available for their own personal injuries and losses. Recoverable losses in a car accident case with injuries include medical bills, pain and suffering, mental health treatment bills, prescription costs, funeral costs, and more.
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. We hold a firm belief that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s carelessness and work diligently to uphold it.
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