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Las Vegas, NV – Injury Accident Reported on W Oquendo Rd

July 13, 2021 | 3 min read

Las Vegas, NV (July 13, 2021) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, firefighters, and emergency medical services responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident that ended in injuries. On July 12, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at a crash on West Oquendo Road.

Reports from local authorities indicate that at approximately 7:08 p.m., a collision between vehicles occurred in the area of 8680 West Oquendo Road. The incident caused some disruptions throughout the area due to its blocking of the roadway. At least one person was transported to a local hospital where they underwent medical treatment for their injuries. 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

Although the majority of motor vehicle crashes in our state and in minor injuries for those involved, we see a significant number of victims hospitalized with catastrophic and life-threatening injuries year after year. More than 60,000 people are hospitalized every year following motor vehicle accidents in the state of Nevada. . In many instances, victims sustain severe and life-threatening injuries that negatively impact their ability to work and enjoy life. Many victims sustain injuries like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and internal organ damage. These and other treatments are not only costly, but they come with no guarantee of a full recovery.

Victims who are harmed in accidents due to the negligence of others may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the costs they face moving forward. When people sustain injuries in crashes caused by the careless and negligent actions of others, it is imperative that they seek the assistance of a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Nevada as soon as possible. Working with a responsive and knowledgeable legal team who will advocate on your behalf to ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected is crucial when it comes to your chances of recovering.

With over four decades of experience, our car accident attorneys in Nevada are committed to helping accident victims who are injured in crashes due to the negligence of others. Our team at Burg Simpson has seen many innocent victims left to endure emotional, physical, and financial hardships due to unexpected collisions. We strive to help our clients recover full and fair compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and a variety of other damages they face in the aftermath of their accidents. We truly care about each client we work with and their case and work to provide individualized representation to ensure their personal needs and interests are met and reflected throughout the entire legal process. We understand that no two cases are alike. If you have been injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for 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.