Reno, NV (August 15, 2020) – The Nevada Highway Patrol along with emergency medical technicians were called to the scene of a traffic accident that occurred on an interstate in Reno last Thursday, August 13.
The crash occurred around 6:00 a.m. between six vehicles for reasons still under local law enforcement investigation at this time.
The total number of injured victims has not been disclosed, though paramedics were observed rendering aid to those injured in the wreck at the accident site. The severity and scope of any injuries suffered also has not been released at the present time.
No one involved in the crash has been identified.
The reason the collision took place is being investigated by the Nevada Highway Patrol.
No further information has been provided pertaining to the details of the wreck.
An ongoing investigation is currently underway.
We’d like to offer our thoughts to the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Nevada Traffic Accidents
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 8 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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