1 Hurt in Reno Pedestrian Crash on 5th Street
RENO, NV (November 8, 2020) – Wednesday afternoon, an accident on 5th Street near West Street in Reno injured a pedestrian.
According to Reno Police, a vehicle struck a pedestrian walking outside a crosswalk on 5th Street at around 5:35 p.m. Reports also confirmed that the incident took place between West Street and Arlington Avenue.
Responders transported the pedestrian to a hospital after sustaining minor injuries.
Due to the limited information available, the incident is under active investigation. Once additional details become available, the public will be duly informed.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors is becoming the new normal. With this, the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians increases.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents. However, the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“Some of the worst pedestrian incidents involve minors. It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. Also, you may reach us 24/7.