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Spring Valley, NV – Injury Accident Reported at W Tropicana Ave & S Durango Dr

July 16, 2021 | 3 min read

Spring Valley, NV (July 16, 2021) – A motor vehicle accident reported on Thursday evening in the Spring Valley area ended in injuries. Just before 10 p.m., on July 15, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department was notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of a traffic-related incident.

Reports from authorities show that a crash between vehicles blocked West Tropicana Avenue near the area of South Durango Drive during the evening hours. The incident prompted emergency crews to close off the intersection as they worked to remove vehicles and debris from the scene. At least one person was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment of 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

No one can prepare for the aftermath of a motor vehicle collision. Even a low-speed crash can result in serious and catastrophic injuries that drastically change the lives of injured parties and their families, and put them in a financial bind. Unfortunately, more than 50,000 people in the state of Nevada are hospitalized annually with injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. Drivers who speed, run red lights and disregard traffic control devices, or engage in other acts of negligence place the lives of other motorists sharing the road at risk.

Being hurt in collisions due to the actions of another driver brings forth both immediate and long-term consequences that negatively impact the ability of injured parties to work, play, and engage in various activities. When people sustain injuries in crashes caused by others, it is crucial that they reach out to a knowledgeable car accident attorney in Nevada right away. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation to alleviate various costs they face moving ahead, including:

  • The cost of medical care
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages and earnings
  • The long-term care expenses
  • The loss of consortium
  • The loss of health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee benefits
  • Mental anguish
  • Property damages

Working with a responsive and aggressive legal team will help to ensure you are in the best position possible to hold negligent parties accountable and recover.

The car accident attorneys in Nevada at Burg Simpson have decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of injured parties across the state of Nevada. Our team will meet with you to review the circumstances surrounding your crash, identify liable parties, file accurate petitions, documents, and court filings in a timely manner, and help you get the justice you deserve from those who caused you harm. 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 in the aftermath of life-changing crashes. 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.