Paradise, NV (August 14, 2020) – Early this morning, an auto accident caused injuries at an intersection in Paradise.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Pecos-Mcleod Interconnect and Desert Inn Road at approximately 6:37 a.m. for reasons still being investigated by local law enforcement officials.
Injuries were reported to have resulted from the collision, however, the extent of those injuries is currently under investigation at this time.
Paramedics, local law enforcement officials, and fire crews were dispatched to the accident scene in order to render aid to injured victims and clear debris from the roadway.
The area of the roadway where the accident occurred was shut down for a period of time following as police worked to determine the cause and liability of the crash and paramedics assisted those with injuries.
No further details have been disclosed at this point in time.
An ongoing law enforcement investigation is currently underway concerning the cause of the accident.
Nevada Auto Crashes
Nevada is home to some of the worst drivers in the nation, according to a recent traffic study comparing Nevada’s accident rates to other states. In Las Vegas, the largest city in Nevada, over 12,000 traffic accidents take place every year. Of those Nevada car accidents, thousands of people sustain injuries and hundreds lose their lives. Overall, the state of Nevada sees approximately 15,000 auto accidents per year.
If you or a loved one have been involved and injured in a serious traffic accident caused by someone else’s negligence, it is in your best interest to contact a personal injury attorney in Nevada. A personal injury lawyer will be able to protect and preserve your legal rights as an injured accident victim. A skilled and dedicated lawyer will also assist you in exercising these rights in order to collect full and fair compensation for your injuries and losses that may have resulted from your involvement in a recent auto collision.
Depending on the circumstances of your collision, various damages and losses can be financially compensated for. Some of these damages include pain and suffering, medical bills, mental health treatment bills, loss of consortium or ability to enjoy life, punitive damages where applicable, and funeral costs where applicable. It is a firm belief of our law firm that no one should ever have to pay for being injured by another person’s carelessness, and that driving carelessly should and does come with consequences.
The Las Vegas car accident lawyers 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. Contact our personal injury law firm today. You can call (702)-444-4444 to speak with an experienced car accident attorney regarding your case.
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