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Deadly auto accident involving 4 cars closes Nevada interstate

It is likely a terrible feeling to be the cause of someone being injured in a Nevada auto accident. Other than a fatality occurring, the only way such an incident can be worse is if someone hurts another at no fault of their own. This has just been the case for a Nevada resident who was involved in an auto accident with multiple vehicles.

A commercial vehicle was said to have been traveling in the eastbound direction on a Nevada interstate at the time the accident occurred. For unknown reasons, the commercial vehicle came into contact with a man driving a pickup truck. Tragedy soon followed this incident and likely changed the lives of all who were affected by this auto accident.

After the initial hit, the pickup truck flew over the guardrail on the roadway after his vehicle traveled up an embankment. The vehicle began rolling and only stopped when it hit two vehicles driving in the opposite direction. This would prove to be the most dangerous occurrence of the accident.

Thankfully, most of those involved in the auto accident made it out alive. Three of the four drivers survived the ordeal with no injuries. Unfortunately for the pickup truck driver, he was not so lucky. He was said to have been pronounced dead on the scene of the accident.

Sadly enough, accidents such as this happen often on Nevada interstates. Although it is a fairly common event, it is likely that the family of the deceased is not prepared for what may come. Financial expenses for unexpected bills may arise and cause a burden for the family of the victim in the auto accident. They may wish to look into a claim against the driver, in an attempt to have the financial burden lifted.

Source: mynews4.com, UPDATE: Deadly accident victim identified, No author, Feb. 17, 2014

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