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 …

Man Killed In Reno Bus Accident

A Reno Transit bus hit and killed a pedestrian in Reno, NV on Friday, June 12th. The accident happened at approximately 3 p.m. on East 9th St. near Dolomite Cir. The pedestrian had been riding the bus before getting off at his stop and crossing in front of the Washoe County owned mass transit vehicle. …

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 …

Woman Sentenced In 2014 Reno Pedestrian Accident

A 2014 Reno hit and run accident has finally come to somewhat of a conclusion when Nevada resident, Myree Townsend, 40. Ms. Townsend pleaded to a felony count of leaving the scene of an injury accident and has been ordered to pay a portion of nearly $1 million every week. The additional parts of Ms. …

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, …

Man Killed In Reno Pedestrian Accident on Christmas Eve

A pedestrian accident across from the Bonanza casino in Reno early Christmas eve has resulted in the death of Vincent Yowell, 54. Mr. Yowell, a resident of Reno, NV, was hit by two cars as he attempted to cross North Virginia Ave in Reno at approximately 4:30 in the morning on December 24th. One of …

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 …

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 …