Sparks, NV (June 30, 2020) – On Saturday night, June 27th, authorities responded to a fatal auto-pedestrian accident that took place in Sparks. The fatal collision was reported at around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Dolores Drive and Pyramid Way.
According to law enforcement officials, an unidentified pedestrian was walking across the intersection when they were struck by a vehicle. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene where the victim was pronounced deceased.
Neither the identity of the victim nor any further details have been reported. The events that led to this incident remain under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Nevada
According to statistics, the state of Nevada has the fifth-highest rate of reported pedestrian fatalities. Throughout the country, a pedestrian is struck and killed approximately every 88 minutes. Pedestrian accidents in Nevada, like anywhere else, are recurrently severe and often catastrophic. Understanding your rights as a victim or a loved one is of the utmost importance, moving forward.
At the Richard Harris Law Firm, our 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 an accident with a motor vehicle, don’t hesitate to contact our Nevada car accident attorneys today at (702) 444-4444.
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