2 Injured in Reno Fiery Car Crash on Rock Boulevard
RENO, NV (May 30, 2020) – Two drivers were hospitalized after a two-car accident on Rock Boulevard in Reno on May 27.
Early Wednesday, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office disclosed new details about the serious two-car accident that closed Longley Lane and Rock Boulevard.
T he Reno Police Department revealed that the Jeep was traveling west on S. Rock Boulevard. However, it drove across the intersection of Longley Lane.
At the same time, a black Chrysler waited to turn left from eastbound S. Rock Boulevard to northbound Longley Lane with a flashing yellow light.
The Responding Units of Reno Fiery Crash
According to officials, Deputy Nick Ediss arrived at the crash scene around 5:00 a.m. Upon his arrival, he found two concerned citizens on the scene.
A jeep was burning in flames while the driver was stuck inside. Deputy Ediss then freed the driver from the burning car.
Meanwhile, Deputy Scott Butler also responded together with two deputies who administered first aid before REMSA came.
“Deputy Ediss’ selfless actions, taken without hesitation to save a life, exemplify the ethos of the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Darin Balaam stated. “Both Deputies Ediss and Butler are prime examples of the men and women who wear the Sheriff’s badge.”
Responders transported both drivers to a hospital. Meanwhile, Reno Police revealed that the Jeep’s driver suffered a skull fracture, broken leg and possibly a broken neck. However, the police did not disclose the condition of the other driver.
The RPD’s preliminary investigation also determined that speed and alcohol didn’t play a role in the serious accident.
Driving can be hazardous, and almost anything can happen if you are not prepared. May this serve as a reminder to always abide by all the traffic laws. Also, be extra careful when driving in an intersection as this is where an accident usually occurs.
The Alarming Record of Auto Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life. Thus, one must learn how to remain calm to properly handle the immediate aftermath of an automobile collision
If you’re involved in an auto accident, file a police report or incident report by calling 911. You should also turn to an experienced personal injury attorney who will guide you in moving forward.
“A lawyer will make sure victims are not cheated from the proper compensation they are owed,” said Mark Sweet, a personal injury attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
If interested in filing a claim for an auto accident case, call the Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674 7852. Our firm specializes in personal injury, wrongful deaths, disability, and car accidents. We know that a car accident can set you back financially and cause you distress and trauma. We vow to stay on your side the entire way through your legal battle. For your convenience, you can also reach us through online chat and email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.