Alamo, Nevada – Tractor Trailer Rolls Over On State Route 318 Killing Relief Driver

Alamo, NV (June 21, 2019)

Nevada Highway Patrol responded to an accident on State Route 318 just north of Alamo at 5:30 am the morning of Thursday, June 20th. According to a Nevada state trooper, the driver of the tractor-trailer rolled the vehicle, seriously injuring himself and killing his relief driver who was in the sleeping compartment above.

First responders arrived at the accident and helicoptered the critically injured driver to a hospital in Las Vegas. Tragically, the relief driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Our sincerest condolences for the deceased victim and his family. Our thoughts are with them at this time and also with the injured driver.

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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.