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Winnemucca, NV – Man Killed in Bus Crash on NV-789

By Burg Simpson
September 7, 2021
4 min read

Winnemucca, NV (September 1, 2021) – One man has lost his life following a bus accident in Humboldt County. On August 31, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed at the scene of an accident on Nevada State Highway 789. 

Reports from authorities show that a collision between a Toyota Tundra pickup truck and a commercial passenger bus occurred on Nevada State Highway 789 just 9 miles inside the Humboldt County line.

The driver of the pickup, a 71-year-old male, was declared deceased at the scene. The bus driver was transported to Humboldt General Hospital for care. Two other people involved in the accident were treated for injuries. At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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

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 Auto Accidents in Winnemucca, Nevada

Every year, thousands of 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. Although we hope that all victims involved in accidents are able to recover from their injuries, this is far from the truth.

Cars, pickup trucks, and SUVs are some of the most common methods of transportation throughout the entire country. Motor vehicles have made many advances since they became widely available in our country. Though there have been endless measures taken to incorporate and improve safety features in vehicles, there is no way to guarantee the safety of vehicle occupants involved in collisions. We continue to see people lose their lives from collisions at an alarming rate.

Although we often take proactive measures to ensure we act responsibly behind the wheel, there is no way to guarantee others will do the same. As a result, many people end up passing away from collisions caused by driver actions. Some of the most common causes of collisions include distracted or impaired drivers, drivers who fail to yield the right of way, and those who act recklessly while behind the wheel. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Nevada as soon as possible.

Since 1977, Burg Simpson has provided nationwide legal representation to families who have lost loved ones in auto accidents caused by negligent drivers. Our accident lawyers in Nevada are passionate about fighting for peoples’ legal rights and holding negligent parties accountable for their actions. 

If your loved one lost their life in an accident, due to another driver’s actions, contact our attorneys in Nevada at 800-370-3970 or 702-553-1648 to see how we can help you. By scheduling a free consultation at your earliest convenience, we can discuss the circumstances of your loved one’s accident to help you get the justice and compensation you rightfully deserve.

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.

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