Reno, NV – Bicyclist Killed in Crash on N Virginia St near Panther Dr

Reno, NV - Bicyclist Killed in Crash on N Virginia St near Panther Dr

Reno, NV (May 16, 2024) – A bicyclist lost their life in a crash in north Reno on Thursday, May 16. At approximately 2:30 p.m., the wreck occurred at the intersection of North Virginia Street and Panther Drive. Paramedics pronounced the bicyclist deceased at the scene a short time after the incident took place. The identity of the deceased victim has not been reported at this time. The driver stayed on-site after the accident and cooperated with the police. North Virginia Street was blocked from Parr Boulevard to US 395 while police and other responders worked at the scene.

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. 

Nevada Car Accidents

Reno, NV - Bicyclist Killed in Crash on N Virginia St near Panther DrTraffic accidents have become one of the main reasons people in the state of Nevada and throughout the United States end up with serious injuries or worse. Across the nation, auto accidents are among the top ten reasons individuals lose their lives. Additionally, people ages 15-20 most often end up with fatal injuries due to auto accidents in the United States. Every day, more than 17,000 traffic collisions happen throughout the country that injure around 7,500 people and take the lives of approximately 100.

When pedestrians become involved in traffic accidents, they almost always sustain serious injuries due to being unprotected against the force of fast-moving vehicles. On average, in the United States, pedestrians are involved in approximately 17% of auto accidents in the US. Over 6,000 pedestrians lose their lives per year in the US, and, in Nevada specifically, several dozen pedestrians lose their lives yearly.

Also in Nevada, more than 50,000 auto accidents happen annually that injure tens of thousands of people and take the lives of hundreds. Regrettably, driver negligence is the cause of the majority of these crashes. According to information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 94% of car accidents are caused by driver negligence in the US. 

When you or a loved one has been hurt in a traffic accident that you believe was caused by a negligent driver, you should not have to worry about money to make a full recovery. You may be suffering from serious injuries that have landed you in the hospital, unable to work or see your family and friends. This can be devastating. You should not have to worry about how you will make ends meet financially when you are already dealing with so many other problems. 

If the worst has happened, and you have lost a loved one in a fatal traffic accident, a wrongful death attorney can help you file a compensation claim. You can collect compensation for funeral costs and more so you don’t have to worry about money during this difficult time.

Call the Simon Law Firm if any of this sounds like something you may have been through recently. Our skilled personal injury attorneys in North Las Vegas can help you file a personal injury claim or a wrongful death claim so you can get the financial compensation you need at this time. Dial 702-364-1650 to be connected with a skilled lawyer who can help you recover.

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