Multiple Vehicles Collide on I-80 near Starr Valley Road
ELKO, NV (April 30, 2019) – Damage and injuries were sustained Tuesday evening following a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80.
According to the Nevada Department of Transportation, the incident happened near Starr Valley Road, at about 8:20 PM. Due to unknown circumstances, multiple vehicles collided, resulting in at least one overturned semi-truck.
Authorities reported injuries as a result of the collision. However, the exact number of people injured and the extent of the damage were not immediately provided.
NDOT temporarily closed affected lanes for approximately six hours to make way for clearing operations.
Investigators believe that slippery roads and black ice caused the collision. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
When behind the wheel, it is important to always be aware of your surroundings. Make sure to drive cautiously when weather conditions are dangerous. Keep your focus on the road and avoid distracting activities to ensure your and everyone’s safety.
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