Officers Search for Suspect Driver in Wilson Avenue Collision
Elko, NV (July 17, 2023) – At around midnight on Saturday, a pedestrian sustained injuries following a Fifth Street hit-and-run collision.
The Elko Police Department officers responded to the intersection with Wilson Avenue on a report of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle which was described as a red SUV did not stop and and fled the scene.
The pedestrian incurred a compound fracture to her ankle.
Meanwhile, please contact Officer Aaron Gray at the non-emergency dispatch number 775-777-7300 if you have further details about the driver and the vehicle involved in the Fifth Street hit-and-run collision.
Practice Defensive Driving At All Times
When behind the wheel of a vehicle, it is your responsibility to ensure the safety of yourself and others around you. Moreover, it is important to always drive within the posted speed limit. Also, slow down if you see traffic stalling ahead to avoid hitting other vehicles.
The perverse actions of a reckless driver can increase the likelihood of traffic collisions.
Vehicle Crash Results in Injuries
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 just as what happened in the Fifth Street hit-and-run collision, assaults, slip and fall accidents, injuries from defective products or machinery, and some more cases.
When the involved individual/ suspect failed to meet their duty of care, unexpected and unnecessary personal injuries can take place.
Damages from a personal injury lawsuit range from emotional trauma, physical and mental disability, pain and suffering, disfigurement, bodily injuries, and a range of financial losses.
Consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer at Sweet Lawyers if you suffered injuries due to someone else’s negligence.