Woman Fatally Struck in Pedestrian Accident near Highway 40 Motel

RENO, NV (January 4, 2022) – Saturday evening, a female pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash on 4th Street.

Per reports, the incident occurred at 1750 East 4th Street around 6:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls.

According to police, the driver of a white mid-size sports utility vehicle struck a woman in the area and immediately took off.

Investigators say the female pedestrian was crossing near the Highway 40 Motel in the westbound lane when she was hit.

Due to the impact of the crash, paramedics pronounced the female victim dead at the scene. Although, authorities have not yet released her name or place of residency.

At this time, police are still investigating and searching for the vehicle involved on the hit-and-run accident. Additionally, the road remained closed several hours following the crash before it was later reopened.

Once available, further details will be provided.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim.

Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life of those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and they are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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