Sparks, NV (July 19, 2022) – On Tuesday, July 19, an unnamed rider was injured in a motorcycle accident on Greg Street.
The collision occurred on Greg Street just west of Stanford Way in the afternoon. A police report states that a suburban carrying a cargo trailer attempted to exit a driveway on the north side of Greg Street, performed a U-turn, and then turned into the path of an eastbound motorbike. The motorcyclist was unable to dodge the trailer and crashed under it.
The motorcycle rider was rescued by responding paramedics and sent to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. In the meanwhile, the Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) indicated that it is still unknown if drugs or alcohol had a part in the event, but that an investigation is ongoing.
We extend our heartfelt sympathies and best wishes for a fast recovery to the injured individual.
Motorcycle Crashes in the Sparks Area
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that there are around 16 deaths per 100,000 people in the United States. In contrast, motorcyclists are far more likely to suffer serious injuries or die in traffic collisions. Moreover, according to NHTSA data and estimates from authorities around Nevada, over 74% of motorcyclists engaged in accidents are fatally injured.
In a single year, over 45 motorcyclists were killed in Nevada. Further data finds that motorcycle fatality rates in Nevada decreased last year, after rising sharply over the prior decade; yet, motorcycle fatalities continue to be tragic but unavoidable. This applies particularly to the congested streets of Reno, Las Vegas, Clark, and Carson City.
The tragic circumstances surrounding these incidents have a lasting impact on the victims and their relatives. In fact, anyone affected by this situation may experience emotional and financial hardships. The families who have lost loved ones as a consequence of these calamities may be in a difficult and sad position. In many cases, families are compelled to shoulder the enormous expenditures involved with medical treatment and funeral expenses.
Depending on the facts of your motorbike accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation for your injuries or the death of a loved one. Do not hesitate to contact a Las Vegas motorcycle accident attorney if any of these circumstances have significantly influenced your life. The personal injury lawyers at the Eric Roy Law Firm in Las Vegas can aid you in moving on and regaining control of your life after a terrible accident. Our Las Vegas motorcycle accident attorneys will happily analyze the particulars of your case and personalize our recommendations to your specifications. In addition, you may rely on us to offer answers to the most difficult concerns you’ve posed and to assist you at this challenging and distressing time in your life.
Years of dedicated effort fighting for the rights of individuals injured or killed in motorcycle accidents caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of others have provided us with a unique viewpoint and a wealth of experience that we will now put to work for you. To book a free consultation for your family, please call us at 702-423-3333.
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