4 Injured in Head-On Collision at Wedekind Road and Whitfield Way [RENO, NV]
Reno Head-On Crash Results in Life-Threatening Injuries
RENO, NV (August 12, 2020) – Four people suffered injuries in a head-on collision at Wedekind Road and Whitfield Way Monday afternoon in Reno.
According to the Reno police, a sedan was eastbound on Wedekind Road when it crossed the median strip. It subsequently collided head-on with a westbound minivan.
All three passengers of the sedan suffered life-threatening injuries. Emergency personnel took them to Renown Health, along with the driver of the minivan who had minor injuries.
A driver also required extrication from one of the vehicles involved.
Meantime, the officers said speed was a factor. However, they are still looking into whether impairment also played a role in the crash.
Anyone with information may contact the Reno Police Traffic Office at (775) 334-2141. For anonymous tips, please call Secret Witness at (775) 322-4900.
The authorities had Wedekind Road closed between Clear Acre Lane and Whitfield Way for several hours. The roadway reopened at around 10 p.m.
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