Pedestrian Death in Nevada

Pedestrian accidents in Nevada have been in the news all too much recently. Our sister offices have been following recent pedestrian accidents in Las Vegas. There’s news of a recent fatal pedestrian accident in Reno, and some of the details appear to unfortunately be the same. The initial reports are that this accident in Reno …

NDOT Improving Intersections To Reduce Reno Automobile Accidents

As the pedestrian death toll rises across Nevada, politicians citizens, pedestrians and NDOT employees are looking for ways to increase pedestrian safety across the state. Northern Nevadans are asking the state and local politicians and transit officials to improve the pedestrian infrastructure around a very busy intersection. To reduce the number of Reno automobile accidents …

Man Dies In Sparks Hit-And-Run Accident

Sparks police are searching for a car and driver that were involved in a Washoe County automobile accident. The accident happened just on the border of Reno and Sparks. The Sparks car crash killed a man and has been ruled authorities are ruling the accident a hit and run. Police found the man at the …

Three Separate Reno Pedestrian Accidents Kill Two and Injure Two

A Reno man, 20, was killed in a pedestrian traffic accident, last week, on Thursday September 17th at approximately 9:30 p.m. The Reno automobile accident happened at the intersection of Crystal Ln and Clear Acre Ln. The Reno man killed in the accident, Shane Ortero was rushed to Renown Hospital but was later declared dead …

Pedestrian Accidents in Reno Area on Rise

There have been several pedestrian accidents in Reno and the surrounding area in the last few days. Like that accident in the previous link, thankfully there have not been just as many deaths from these accidents, just injuries so far. Another pedestrian accident in Northern Nevada happened the other day which, perhaps unlike this accident, …

Avoid a Pedestrian Injury in Reno

Today’s blog post comes with good advice from the City of Reno Website Traffic Safety section, which contains some pretty relevant information regarding pedestrian safety- especially with Halloween festivities like trick-or-treating fast approaching. You and your family’s safety is already probably one of your highest priorities, and an expensive and possibly devastating pedestrian injury accident …

One Dead in Reno Pedestrian Accident

We have a sad update in the recent story of a Reno fatal pedestrian accident. The update is just that: that this accident has officially gone from an injury accident to a fatality. The accident occurred Thursday night. Initial news reports have the fatal pedestrian accident in Washoe County taking place at the intersection of …

Fatal Pedestrian & Vehicle Accident in Washoe County

Be careful out there on those roads, folks. Whether you’re a pedestrian, driving a car (either safely and fully in compliance with the rules of the road, or not), you just never know when an a car accident in Northern Nevada can ruin your day, your year, or your family. Even if you’re following all …

21-Year Old Man Convicted of 2011 Reno DUI Pedestrian Accident

A 2011 Reno DUI death of a pedestrian has led to the DUI conviction of a man to 16 years in jail. The man, 21 year old Cesar Bernal-Cuadra was in the Washoe County DUI accident at Virginia and 8th street last October 21st. The man hit, 63-year old Charles Heinemann was walking out side …

Nevada Vehicle Deaths Surpass National Average in CDC Study

Northern Nevada and Southern Nevada surpass the national average in vehicle deaths in a recent CDC report on non-natural deaths across the United States. Nevada led in all categories including drug overdoses, vehicle accidents and suicide. The Silver State’s drug deaths come from a litany of substances including alcohol and prescription opiates. In fact, prescription …