Reno, NV (July 4, 2020) – According to authorities, an unidentified motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle along Kietzke Lane on Friday afternoon, July 3rd. Officers with the Reno Police Department reported the incident at around 3:00 p.m.
RPD officials said that the operator of a motorcycle was stopped at a pedestrian crossing at or near Taylor Street when an unspecified vehicle struck the motorcycle from behind. Paramedics arrived at the scene where they transported the injured rider to a local hospital.
At this time, authorities have not confirmed the condition of the victim. An investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada
Out of the more than 1,000 reported motorcycle accidents in Nevada that occurred in 2010, a total of 48 resulted in fatalities. Additionally, at least 822 collisions resulted in some form of injury. Motorcyclists are at a high risk of being seriously injured or killed in a crash because of the vulnerability of victims, as well as the reckless behavior of negligent motorists. During such a time, it is extremely important to realize that you have significant rights as the victim of someone else’s actions.
At the Richard Harris Law Firm, our dependable and dedicated Nevada accident attorneys understand what it means to suffer at the hands of a negligent party. We believe that all reckless drivers who cause the injuries or death of another person must be held accountable for their actions, and we are prepared to fight for the compensation you deserve. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a collision with a motor vehicle, don’t hesitate to contact our Nevada motorcycle accident attorneys today at (702) 444-4444.
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