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Las Vegas, NV – Injuries Reported in Car Crash at N Tenaya Way & W Gowan Rd

August 1, 2021 | 3 min read

Las Vegas, NV (August 1, 2021) – Emergency crews in Clark County responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Las Vegas area on Saturday evening that sent an unknown number of people to area hospitals with injuries. On July 31, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on North Tenaya Way.

Reports from LVMPD indicate that at approximately 6:05 p.m., a collision blocked North Tenaya Way at the intersection of West Gowan Road. The incident caused moderate delays in the area as crews worked to clear the scene. Emergency medical services responded to the scene of the accident to treat injured victims and transport those in need of further care to local hospitals. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Nevada

Car collisions each year in the state of Nevada leave thousands of victims with injuries that force them into area hospitals. In many instances, those harmed are required to remain hospitalized for several days or even weeks as they undergo medical care for their injuries. Injured victims who are left with internal organ damage, traumatic brain injuries, or spinal cord injuries not only face devastating immediate impacts but they are left with painful long-term consequences as well.

Although there are many cases where motorists are extremely cautious and considerate when it comes to their safety and the safety of others sharing the road, there is no way to foretell how other drivers who are sharing the road are going to drive. As a result, we continue to see thousands of innocent victims harmed as a direct result of negligent motorists who are not considerate of others. Vehicle operators who engage in reckless activities while operating their trucks, cars, and SUVs place the lives of others at great risk. Some of the main causes of traffic-related accidents in our state include:

  • Motorists who are inexperienced
  • Motorists who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Defective and malfunctioning parts
  • Drivers who are distracted by phones, people, or other objects
  • Motorists who take part in reckless driving behaviors

Being hurt in crashes due to the actions of another motorist brings forth both immediate and long-term consequences that influence the ability of those harmed to work, play, and act in general. When victims sustain injuries in crashes caused by others, it is crucial that they reach out to a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Nevada right away.

The injury accident attorneys in Nevada at Burg Simpson have over four decades of combined experience assisting victims with holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions. Our team provides aggressive yet compassionate representation to ensure at-fault parties pay for their actions. We aggressively negotiate on behalf of our clients with insurance companies to ensure our clients are able to recover the maximum amount of compensation available to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. If you have been injured, contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to see how we can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.