Student Injured in Traffic Crash near George Westergard Elementary School
Reno, NV (October 14, 2022) On Friday afternoon, a pedestrian accident on Ambassador Drive injured a student.
Reno Police say that the traffic crash happened around 3 p.m. outside George Westergard Elementary School.
Reports say that a car left the roadway and hit the student. Paramedics transported the student to a hospital.
Moreover, authorities say that the driver of the car remained at the scene and was not showing signs of impairment.
As responsible drivers, it is our role to inspect your vehicle’s lights to prevent any possible accidents on the road. We need to ensure that all headlamps are working properly and visible enough a couple of yards away.
Also, take a reading of your tire pressure and make sure you maintain the recommended maximum. While at it, take a peek under your vehicle and ensure there are no loose objects or leaks.
Most importantly, stay focused while on the road. Remove all distractions that could cause accidents such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
Injured in Traffic Accident
A personal injury occurs when a person suffers any kind of physical, emotional, or psychological injury. The term “personal injury” covers a wide range of cases that occur from car accidents, assaults, slip and fall accidents, injuries from defective products or machinery, and more cases.
When the involved individual/suspect failed to meet their duty of care, unexpected and unnecessary personal injuries can take place.
Normally the incident caused damages from a personal injury lawsuit ranging from emotional trauma, physical and mental disability, pain and suffering, disfigurement, bodily injuries, and a range of financial losses.