MESQUITE, Nev. (KLAS) — The Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP) states a Freightliner tractor-trailer failed to preserve its lane while travel on I-15 close to Mesquite, resulting in a multi-vehicle crash that eliminated the driver.
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The Freightliner to be traveling northbound once troopers speak for factors unknown, it failed to keep the take trip lane, striking a Peterbilt tractor-trailer that was parked top top the ideal shoulder. It continued traveling northbound in the shoulder, climate reentered the roadway, rotating.
NHP claims the Freightliner overcome northbound take trip lanes and entered the dirt center median prior to continuing into the southbound lanes the I-15. The tractor-trailer then struck an additional tractor-trailer. The cab climate separated and overturned.
#TrafficUpdate deadly crash ~ above IR15/ MM122 . Travel lanes in both directions continue to be closed. All traffic being diverted turn off at MM122. PIO on scene #SlowDown #NhpSocomm pic.twitter.com/Jr90al8Cgm— NHP southern Command (
A Toyota Camry to be struck by debris and also traveled across the led shoulder into the desert area. Both of the car’s citizens were transported come St. George local Hospital in Utah. They room in major condition.
The Freightliner’s driver yielded to injuries ~ above scene. The Clark ar Coroner will release their recognize after next of kin is notified.
This is NHP southerly Command’s 27th fatality and 21st fatal crash in 2021.
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