Sheriff's Office

PR #:
Date Issued:
Feb 26, 2024 - 9:52AM

For Immediate Release

Washoe County Sheriff's Office Investigating Accident Involving Pedestrian

For media inquiries contact:
Sgt. Kristin Vietti
Washoe County Sheriff's Office
Office: 775-328-6336
Cell: 775-895-0027

On February 25, 2024, at approximately 7:15 pm, Washoe County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident report in the area of N. McCarran Blvd. and N. Virginia St. The pedestrian was transported by medical personnel to a local hospital with serious injuries, and no involved vehicles were present at the scene when deputies arrived.

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office M.A.I.T. (Major Accident Investigation Team) is handling the investigation and urges anyone with information about this incident to call the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line at 775-785-WCSO (9276) or contact Secret Witness at 775-322-4900, refer to case # WC24-1017. 


The Washoe County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to preserving a safe and secure community with professionalism, respect, integrity and the highest commitment to equality. Sheriff Darin Balaam is the 27th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County since the Office was created in 1861. The Washoe County Sheriff's Office strives to ensure public safety by building trust and creating partnerships within the diverse communities in which we serve. We will promote the dignity of all people supported by our words and actions through open communication while fostering an environment of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect.


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