Silver Springs, NV – Two Killed in Wreck on I-80 near USA Pkwy

Silver Springs, NV - Two Killed in Wreck on I-80 near USA Pkwy

Silver Springs, NV (April 10, 2024) – A traffic accident took two lives in Silver Springs on April 8. Shortly before 7:00 p.m., the wreck occurred on Interstate 80 near the USA parkway. Reports from the Nevada State Police show that a commercial vehicle and a sedan were involved in a collision. The driver and one passenger inside the sedan lost their lives at the scene. Another passenger who was in the sedan at the time of the accident was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, no one involved has currently been identified. The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed at the USA Parkway and traffic was diverted to the northbound lanes of the USA Parkway. Police in Silver Springs continue to investigate the circumstances of the accident. 

We want to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Nevada Car Crashes

 Silver Springs, NV - Two Killed in Wreck on I-80 near USA PkwyEvery day in the United States, there are tens of thousands of car crashes, with more than 17,000 collisions occurring across the country. These accidents result in over 7,500 injuries and about 100 fatalities daily. Sadly, many of these crashes are entirely preventable and stem from the negligence of drivers. 

Negligent driving has become a significant issue in the US over the past decade, with more than 90% of reported auto accidents attributed to it, according to data from the NHTSA. Common forms of negligent driving include speeding, driving under the influence, and distractions.

For instance, each year, over 400,000 traffic accidents in the US are caused by driver negligence. Distracted driving alone leads to more than 3,000 deaths annually, while fatigue contributes to over 100,000 collisions, claiming around 1,500 lives yearly. Additionally, intoxicated driving accounts for over 30% of the national fatality rate related to car crashes.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you shouldn’t have to worry about financial burdens during your recovery. By working with a car accident lawyer, you can file a personal injury claim to seek compensation for various damages, including lost wages, medical bills, vehicle repairs, pain, suffering, and emotional distress.

A car crash attorney in Las Vegas can assist you in filing a claim and pursuing the financial compensation you need. Moreover, holding the responsible party accountable for your accident is possible with legal support. If you need help, don’t hesitate to contact the Simon Law Firm at 702-364-1650 to explore your options and receive guidance during this challenging time. If you have lost a loved one, a wrongful death attorney can help you file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation so you can get help with funeral costs and more.

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