1 Killed in Reno Hit-and-Run Accident on Panther Drive
RENO, NV (May 19, 2021) – Tuesday morning, authorities arrested Jennifer Dietsch after a fatal crash on Panther Drive.
According to reports, the incident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. on the Panther Drive off-ramp.
The authorities confirmed that 20-year-old Jennifer Dietsch is facing several charges. Furthermore, the charges include driving under the influence and failure to stop at the scene of an accident.
The troopers added that Dietsch struck another vehicle. As a result, the vehicle drove off the ramp, overturned which killed the driver. Afterward, Jennifer Dietsch escaped the crash scene.
After successfully tracking her down, the troopers arrested her.
At this time, further information about the incident remains unclear. However, the authorities confirmed that the deceased victim was a male.
Also, the crash led to the closure of Southbound Panther Drive and Northbound Old Virginia. However, both have since reopened.
We understand that losing a loved one is never easy. Our law firm would like to express our heartfelt sympathies to those mourning the death of the victim.
What Follows the Fatal Reno Hit-and-Run Accident
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death. Therefore, the family of the victims must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
Indeed, a suit forces liable parties to become accountable for their actions.
“The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork. Even questions from insurance companies and obtaining police reports can be stressful,” says Mark Sweet, an attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
Turning to an experienced attorney can provide you with peace of mind. By hiring representation, you will also have someone make sure that your rights are respected, and that justice is properly served.
Losing a loved one can be distressing for your family and those involved, to say the least. You may have a chance to obtain justice and the means needed to cover unexpected monetary, physical, and emotional damages. With 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident that we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our lawyers are here to guide you during your legal battle. Sweet Lawyers are no stranger to wrongful death cases. For a free case evaluation, call (800) 674 7852.