47-Year-Old Pedestrian Hospitalized after Crash on Wells Avenue
RENO, NV (January 29, 2020) – A 47-year-old woman suffered injuries in a pedestrian accident on Wells Avenue, Wednesday evening.
According to the Reno Police Department, the incident happened at about 5:36 PM. The pedestrian attempted to cross outside of a marked crosswalk. Then, a vehicle hit her near Willow Street.
Emergency responders rushed the pedestrian, who suffered a broken leg and cuts to her head, to Renown Regional Medical Center. Updates on her current condition remain undisclosed. Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle remained and cooperated with investigators.
Reno police ruled out speed and impairment as factors in the collision. However, authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
It is important to always stay alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. As a result, always keep an eye out for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. As a pedestrian, cross streets at crosswalks or intersections, where drivers expect people crossing.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a pedestrian crash, be sure to reach out to the pedestrian accident attorneys at Sweet James. With over 20 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your rights. Call us today at (800) 975-3435 for a free case evaluation. In addition, you can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. However, if you are a family member of any of the victims involved in this accident, we may be able to help you obtain the police report. Click here to request a police report.
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