Wrong-Way Crash on 80 Freeway near Sparks Boulevard [Sparks, NV]
Two Hospitalized after Wrong-Way Crash in Sparks
SPARKS, NV (February 4, 2020) – Two people suffered injuries in a wrong-way crash on 80 Freeway Tuesday evening.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Sparks Boulevard at about 10:40 PM. A wrong-way driver sideswiped a vehicle before colliding with a second vehicle head-on.
Emergency responders rushed the woman driving the wrong-way vehicle to a hospital with unspecified injuries. Meanwhile, the man driving the car that was struck head-on took himself to the hospital. The other driver did not sustain injuries in the crash.
NHP troopers continue to investigate the cause of the crash. Authorities will release additional information once it becomes available.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
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