Dayton, NV – Crash on Highway 50 near Occidental Dr Takes Two Lives
Dayton, NV (August 26, 2021) – Two people have lost their lives following a motor vehicle accident in the Dayton area. At approximately 5 p.m., on August 25, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on Highway 50.
Reports from local authorities show that two vehicles were involved in a collision on Highway 50 at the intersection of Occidental Drive. The incident caused delays in the area just east of Dayton.
The Lyon County sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and secured the area. A total of two people involved in the accident sustained fatal injuries. At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Nevada
More than 290 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Nevada each year. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences they have on families throughout the state. Not only are families overcome by emotional pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and other costs.
Though there have been endless measures taken to incorporate and improve safety features in vehicles, there is no way to guarantee the safety of vehicle occupants involved in collisions. We continue to see people lose their lives from collisions at an alarming rate.
Cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs are some of the most common methods of transportation throughout the entire country. Motor vehicles have made many advances since they became widely available in our country. Though there have been endless measures taken to incorporate and improve safety features in vehicles, there is no way to guarantee the safety of vehicle occupants involved in collisions. We continue to see people lose their lives from collisions at an alarming rate. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Nevada as soon as possible.
Our Nevada auto accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have argued thousands of cases over the past four decades to ensure victims get the justice they deserve. Our team is committed to helping families rebuild their lives after losing loved ones and move forward in the best way imaginable. We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward.
We are committed to helping change peoples’ lives for the better by providing aggressive and effective legal representation to them after enduring a tragic loss. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our attorneys in Nevada at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.
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