Crescent Valley, Nevada (May 5, 2019) – The Nevada Department of Safety has confirmed an accident that occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 5. The accident happened at IR -80 near mile marker 268 westbound.
The fatal crash happened at 7:43 a.m. Roads were blocked off by police and EMS.
Authorities have confirmed that the accident resulted in one fatality. The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing. Information regarding the identity of the deceased has not yet been made public.
Our most sincere condolences to the family of the deceased during this difficult time.
Motor Vehicle Fatalities In Nevada
In 2019 there were 20 fatal crashes in the month of March as reported by the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) in Nevada. There are many factors that can lead to motor vehicle accidents including poor driving practices, driving under the influence, driving while drowsy, or speeding to name a few. It is known that the proper use of a seatbelt can reduce the risk of an accident resulting in a fatality to the front passenger seat by 45%.
The sudden loss of a loved one due to a motor vehicle accident can be very jarring and emotional. Working your way through the legal process to find compensation for your damages and associated costs can be an overwhelming proposition. The Cottle Law Firm will fight for you so you can obtain justice and take the legal aspect off your plate. We have successfully helped our clients throughout Nevada who have sustained losses in motor vehicle accidents obtain over a quarter of a billion dollars in compensation for their damages. Call us today at speak to one of our caring and empathetic attorneys at 702-722-6111 to discuss your claim. Our professional Nevada wrongful death attorneys are here to help you through this difficult time.
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Disclaimer: At The Cottle Firm, we are proud and active members of the local community, and we strive to improve the lives of everyone in the state of Nevada. We are devastated by these accidents but hope that by bringing awareness to them, we can better protect our communities and prevent these accidents from occurring in the future. These stories not a solicitation for business, and the information included within should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope all those injured a quick recovery and our hearts go out to the friends and families of lost loved ones.