Wrong-Way Crash in Nevada Results in Injuries
Sparks, NV (January 13, 2022) – On Tuesday, two people sustained injuries in a head-on crash on Sparks Boulevard.
The vehicle crash happened at around 10 p.m. near Ion Drive.
Officers said a red pick-up truck driver was involved in a hit-and-run collision in the area of Pyramid Way and Highland Ranch.
Then, the pick-up truck driver went southbound on northbound lanes on Sparks Boulevard and struck another car head-on near Ion Drive.
As a result, the pickup truck’s driver sustained moderate injuries. The emergency responders took the driver to a hospital.
Moreover, another person sustained injuries from the crash, luckily, it was only minor injuries.
The officers are still investigating this traffic crash.
Make it a routine to always perform simple safety checks before you leave.
Start by inspecting your vehicle’s headlights and turn signals, be sure that both front and rear 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.
We Can Help You With the Head-On Crash on Sparks Boulevard
Unfortunately, every year, thousands of people across Nevada suffer injuries in traffic accidents.
As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.
Sad but true, auto accidents are a major public health threat. They are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus, remaining calm and knowing what to do in order to properly handle the immediate aftermath of a traffic crash is really necessary.
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