Pedestrian Airlifted in Carson City Crash
Carson City, NV (July 06, 2021) – On Monday, a pedestrian was injured in an accident on William Street.
Officers received the crash report at about 9:15 p.m. at the area of Smith’s grocery store, across from North Valley Street.
When officers arrived, they found the pedestrian unconscious. The victim sustained injuries to the head and hip areas.
Right away, rescuers took the victim by ground ambulance to the Carson City Airport. Then, the victim was flown by Care Flight to the trauma ward at Renown Medical Center.
Meanwhile, the authorities are investigating the incident.
Don’t speed, follow the speed limit and never use your phone; always be cautious of your surroundings.
How To Get Away From Traffic Crash
In today’s current state of affairs, more individuals are walking as a new way to escape home for a while.
As a result, pedestrian accidents have also spiked in popularity, so has the risk of pedestrian accidents.
Pedestrian accidents are incidents in which someone walking or crossing a road is injured by a vehicle striking them.
Pedestrian accidents more often than not can be avoided. A common cause of these unfortunate incidents includes drivers speeding. Motorists who speed do not have enough reaction time to stop or yield for pedestrians who have the right of way. Especially now, with roadways emptier than ever across the world, drivers disobeying the speed limit is at an all-time high. Thus, pedestrian safety is at an all-time low.
Meanwhile, here are some things that we can do to avoid such accidents.
– Always avoid dangerous behaviors: walk on the sidewalk, stay sober, and make eye contact with drivers, don’t assume the driver can see you.
– Additionally, look before you step: cross streets at marked crosswalks/intersections, obey traffic signals, and watch for turning vehicles.
Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers if you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident.
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