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Nevada Personal Injury Lawyers Representing Accident Victims in Crescent Valley

Crescent Valley in Nevada’s Eureka County is quiet, serene, and a great escape for those looking to enjoy a rural life in a desert setting.

Though a bit off the beaten track, Crescent Valley is only a short distance away from the I-80 which connects it to Sparks, Reno, and provides access to Carson City which is just under 300 miles away. It is closest to Elko in the east and Winnemucca to the west.

This unincorporated community is home to just under 400 residents, many of which have children who either attend the local elementary school or travel half an hour or so up the road to Battle Mountain. While almost always a safe trip, auto accidents involving school buses can and do happen, and more often than we’d like.

Protecting the Children and Parents of Crescent Valley

School bus related accidents are particularly tragic as the lives of young ones are often at stake. The good news is that since 2003, only 0.35% of fatal vehicle traffic rashes were school transportation related (an average of 135 fatalities a year).

  • Approximately 8% of these fatalities were occupants of the school bus
  • 21% were non-occupants (pedestrians, cyclists, etc.)
  • 71% were occupants of other vehicles

The fact of it all is that many of these accidents could have been avoided entirely. School bus-related accidents often occur because of one of five reasons:

  • The bus driver was fatigued
  • The bus driver wasn’t paying attention
  • The bus driver (or other drivers on the road) were driving aggressively or recklessly
  • One or more drivers were speeding
  • The bus (or other vehicles) suffered mechanical failure

Other important factors to take into consideration are whether other drivers involved in the accident were distracted (i.e. texting, eating, had a pet on their lap, etc.), as well as their drug (illegal or legal) and alcoholic intake.

What Parents Can Do for Children Injured in a Bus Accident

Parents of children who have been injured in or by a school bus-related accident can begin to take action immediately by seeking the counsel of an experienced personal injury lawyer.

At the law office of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter and Smith, we have invested over 30 years in ensuring that young motor vehicle accident victims receive fair compensation to take care of their injuries as they continue into adulthood.

We invite you to call us today with any concerns or questions you may have about your or your child’s injuries at (702) 228-2600.

 

Directions to Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorneys from Crescent Valley, NV

These directions are from Google Maps starting from:

Crescent Valley, NV

Total Est. Time: 7 hr 39 mins

Total Est. Distance: 459 mi

  1. Turn onto NV-306 N
  2. Turn left to merge onto I-80 W
  3. Merge onto I-80 W
  4. Take exit 231 toward Broyles Ranch Rd
  5. Turn right onto Broyles Ranch Rd
  6. Turn right onto NV-305 S/S Broad St
  7. Turn left onto US-50 E
  8. Turn right onto NV-376 S
  9. Slight right toward US-6 W
  10. Merge onto US-6 W
  11. Turn left onto US-95 S/S 2nd St/Rte 95 S
  12. Take exit 81 for Rainbow Blvd
  13. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Rainbow Blvd S and merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
  14. Merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
  15. Turn right onto W Sahara Ave
  16. Destination on the right

 

702-228-2600 

We are located at:
7408 West Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada  89117

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