Elko, NV – One Injured in Multi-Vehicle Truck Crash on I-80
Elko, NV (October 8, 2020) – A vehicle crash reported on Friday morning left one person seriously injured in the Elko area. Just before 1 a.m., on October 2, the Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a crash on Interstate 80.
Reports provided by NHP show that two semi-trucks, a Dodge pickup truck, and a Ford pickup truck collided on Interstate 80 for unknown reasons, just outside the travel lane by the exit for College Parkway. The impact of the crash caused three out of the four vehicles to catch on fire and become completely engulfed in flames.
One person involved in this crash was injured. The victim was transported to a hospital in Reno via air ambulance for treatment of serious injuries. At this time, the crash remains under investigation by the Nevada Highway Patrol and the Elko Police Department.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
Every year, more than 22,200 people are injured in life-altering automobile collisions across the state of Nevada. These accidents often force people into area hospitals for emergency medical attention. Although there are many treatment options available for victims, there is never a guarantee that victims will completely recover. In fact, many victims are forced to deal with permanent disabilities and pain and suffering. Victims who sustain injuries in collisions caused by negligent and reckless drivers can benefit significantly by working with a team of knowledgeable and aggressive accident lawyers in Nevada after being harmed in collisions.
Victims deserve a fighting chance to get justice after being harmed in preventable collisions. The fact that we see tens of thousands of people hospitalized each year due to the reckless and negligent actions of others is alarming. Victims can work with a reputable attorney to hold those at-fault accountable for their actions. Not only does pursuing legal options provide victims with the resources they need to move forward, but it sets precedence for other drivers to let them know that they should maintain control of their vehicles and take proactive measures to prevent harming people sharing the road. An attorney can work with you to determine what legal options are possible for your claim moving forward. In many cases, victims are able to obtain compensation for those at fault to help cover medical costs and a variety of other economic and non-economic expenses they face moving forward.
Nevada personal injury lawyers at Burg Simpson are dedicated to helping accident victims in the aftermath of collisions. Our team is committed to providing our clients with aggressive, comprehensive, and effective legal representation to ensure victims have the best chances of recovering after being injured in accidents caused by reckless and negligent drivers. Our team has decades of experience handling a variety of case types surrounding both personal injury and wrongful death incidents throughout the state. Our resources, nationwide reputation, and proven track record of success with helping victims and their families recover demonstrates the level of commitment our attorneys have for every client we work with. If you were injured in an accident, due to the negligence of another driver, contact our personal injury attorneys in Nevada at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you. Contact our law firm at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available to you.
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