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Reno hit-and-run suspect apprehended and charged

If there is one type of car accident that is completely inexcusable it is a car accident in which a person involved leaves the scene of an accident prematurely. This type of behavior is what's known as a hit and run. It is against the law to leave the scene of an accident before exercising due care. There are consequences for this type of behavior and one Reno man has been arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of a fatal hit and run accident earlier this month.

DUI arrest follows cross-over fatality crash near Reno

Many highways have barriers between the opposing lanes of traffic to prevent cross-over crashes. This is because cross-over crashes, or car accidents where a vehicle crosses into the opposing lane of traffic, can cause serious injuries or even fatalities. This was the case recently when a driver in Nevada, now charged with DUI, crossed over with his vehicle into the opposing lane of traffic. The resulting crash caused injuries and a fatality to victims in another vehicle.

What is considered negligence after a Reno car accident?

After you or a loved one have been involved in an incident where personal injury has resulted, you may be unsure of what to do next. Bodily injury resulting from a Reno car accident can be severe, and even if the injuries are described as moderate, it can have a huge impact on the injured person's life.

How texting and driving contributes to car accidents

While sitting in morning or evening rush hour traffic, many Reno drivers have noticed other drivers' inattention to the road. Some may wonder what could possibly be distracting Reno drivers from the very important task of driving? Many are aware of cell phone use and how dangerous using a cell phone and texting and driving is. Oftentimes, texting and driving is the reason for drivers' inattention to the road and for Reno car accidents.

Protesters struck by pick-up truck during rally in Reno

While most Reno car accidents are unfortunate, they are just that -- unfortunate accidents. There isn't typically any malicious intent behind the actions of the drivers who cause or contribute to these crashes. Once in a while, however, a driver intentionally causes an accident with intent to maim or harm. One such car accident appears to have happened recently between a pick-up truck and a group of protesters in Reno.

Nevada statute of limitations and car accident injuries

After a car accident, there is typically a whirlwind of activity. Of course, health and wellness need to top the list and those injured in a car accident should take their injuries seriously. After immediate needs are assessed and treated for immediate danger, what should one do next?

Harrowing car accident leaves 2 dead; 2 pending felony charges

Most car accidents fall under the category of an honest mistake. However, some car accidents are such blatant egregious errors that felony charges are filed in connection with the crash. This proved true for a couple from Reno that were recently killed in a car accident on McCarran Boulevard. The driver and passenger who caused the crash are being held in county jail after fleeing the scene of the car accident.

What constitutes distracted driving in a Reno car accident?

There are many driving behaviors that Reno drivers are practicing today that are inherently unsafe. What are they? Most of the driving behaviors fall under the category of distracted driving. With everyone's busy lives, it is understandable how someone could fall victim to these dangerous behaviors.

Tips for filing a claim with insurance company after car accident

For many involved in a car accident, this is their first experience dealing with such an incident. There may be injuries to the driver or loved ones and severe property damage. It may seem, as an injured person, that you don't know where to turn. There are certain things that need attending to immediately and other items that can wait.

Stricter hit-and-run laws will likely impact accused Reno man

Almost all roads are open to bicyclists as well as drivers of motor vehicles. The attitude and the law is that operators of motor vehicles need to share the road with bicyclists. Most often, this objective is achieved and no one gets hurt. Unfortunately, this was not the case for a man who was recently struck on his bicycle by a Reno man who was found after fleeing the scene of the accident.

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