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 …

New Traffic Lights At Intersection With Many Reno Pedestrian Deaths

The Silver State’s transportation department has just finished the installation of a pedestrian traffic signal on North Virginia in Reno. A traffic signal that many had said would never be installed. The agency held a ceremony yesterday, June 5th. The new pedestrian safety signal is at the intersection of Bailey Drive and North Virginia Street. …

New Traffic Light Scheduled For Installation To Curb Reno Pedestrian Accidents

A new traffic light is being installed on North Virginia in Reno to curb the rash of Northern Nevada pedestrian accidents that plagued that strip of road in 2014. Representatives from the State of Nevada Transportation Department released a statement saying construction is set to begin on the new pedestrian safety traffic light in the …

54-year Old Man Killed In Reno Pedestrian Accident

With fatal pedestrian accidents occurring on the average of one every two months (or 6 times a year) in Reno, area police departments, the Nevada Department of Transportation and the Washoe County Commission are all looking for ways to reduce the number of pedestrian deaths in Washoe County. In December, a 54-year old man was …

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, …

Pedestrian Severely Injured in Sparks, Nevada

A pedestrian was seriously injured in Sparks, Nevada yesterday when she was hit by a vehicle as she was crossing the street. The woman was said to have been in a marked crosswalk at the time of the accident. She was specifically said to be crossing at 9th Street and C heading north. The accident …

Reno Man Killed in Interstate 80 Pedestrian Accident

While Las Vegas pedestrian accidents have plagued Nevada’s largest city in 2012, the streets of Reno and the rest of Washoe County have been relatively safe this year. There are some Reno pedestrian deaths that defy explanation, however. On Monday, October 29th, an unidentified man ran across Interstate 80 in Reno near Rock Blvd. The …