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Reno Motorcyclist Killed in Crash with Jeep on Eastlake Blvd

July 10, 2021 | 3 min read

Reno, NV (July 10, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a motorcycle accident in Washoe County on Friday afternoon. On July 9, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Eastlake Boulevard.

Reports provided by authorities show that a man in his 70s was riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle north on Eastlake Boulevard when his vehicle collided with a Jeep wagon. The man was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries. Authorities arrived at the scene and declared the victim deceased. No other injuries were reported in this accident. At this time, the Sheriff’s Office is investigating to determine the cause of the crash.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Nevada

Every year, around 50 motorcyclists lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Nevada. The fact that riders are less protected in the event of collisions means they are more likely to sustain severe and fatal injuries in accidents. This is particularly true in cases where riders are involved in collisions with SUVs and other large vehicles. We continue to see a significant number of people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across our state due to drivers who are impaired, engaging in reckless driving behaviors, failed to yield the right-of-way to others, and are distracted while operating their vehicles.

When victims lose their lives in accidents due to these and other acts of negligence, their families may have legal options available to help them move forward. Families should reach out to a competent and trustworthy wrongful death attorney in Nevada as soon as possible. Retaining the assistance of a competent legal team can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to hold negligent actors accountable and recover. In some cases, families are entitled to compensation to help alleviate the impact of lost wages, funeral expenses, and various other end-of-life costs they are forced to endure following a tragic loss.

Our team at Burg Simpson understands the consequences that families are forced to face after losing loved ones and accidents. For this reason, we are committed to providing them with the most responsive and effective representation to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable and get the justice they deserve. Our motorcycle accident attorneys in Nevada have decades of combined experience fighting to help bereaved families get the justice they deserve following the loss of a loved one due to a negligent driver. We stop at nothing to ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward.  If your loved one has lost their life in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our Nevada personal injury attorneys at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Call 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to get started on your claim.

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.