Reno, NV (April 12, 2022) – Nevada State Police troopers are investigating a crash that took place on Interstate 80 and resulted in injuries, along with a hazmat situation, on Monday morning, April 11.
Investigators say a pickup truck was traveling on westbound I-80, between Lockwood and Vista Boulevard with a semi-truck right behind it. The tractor-trailer rear-ended the pickup truck, causing the semi to leak fumaryl chloride onto the highway. Both drivers sustained minor injuries, with one taken to the hospital for further treatment.
Authorities are still working to investigate the accident and have not provided further details at this time. The current conditions of the victims, as well as the circumstances leading up to the crash, remain unknown.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Nevada
Per reports released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, large commercial vehicles were involved in approximately 345,000 accidents across the country in just one year alone. And almost 4,000 of these accidents ended in fatalities, while an estimated 100,000 crashes involving tractor-trailers left victims seriously injured.
Unfortunately, these wrecks are a daily fact of life in Nevada. This is particularly true when it comes to the busy streets of Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City, and beyond.
After a serious accident, especially those involving large commercial vehicles, victims typically face serious financial roadblocks on top of long-term physical issues and serious emotional trauma. When victims succumb to their injuries, their grieving family members must cope with expensive medical and funerary costs.
But if you’ve sustained injuries or lost a loved one in a preventable truck accident, you may have legal recourse. Please contact a Las Vegas-area semi-truck accident attorney at your earliest convenience to learn more about your options.
It is our legal team’s belief that victims and their families should get their maximum amount of financial compensation. This compensation can cover losses moving forward so that you and yours never have to pay out of pocket.
Reno Truck Accident Attorney
By retaining the assistance of a Reno personal injury attorney from Eric Roy Law Firm, you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. In the aftermath of a truck accident that’s occurred through no fault of a victim’s own, it’s important that their loved ones have a place to turn in their time of need. Don’t let an insurance adjuster determine the outcome of your claim or force you to accept less than the compensation you deserve after you’ve suffered from another party’s negligent actions.
Avoid attempting negotiations with large commercial contractors or truck companies that don’t have your best interests in mind. At Eric Roy Law Firm, you can speak with one of our Reno truck accident lawyers at your earliest convenience.
Our mission is to understand your objectives and exceed your expectations, so you can rest assured that we will deliver superior legal services in a timely and efficient manner. Here at Eric Roy, our dedicated legal team has spent years fighting for both victims and their families. Reach out to us at 702-423-3333 so that we can schedule your free consultation for personalized, effective legal aid as soon as possible.
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