Jerrad Rodriguez Detained, 1 Dead in Zephyr Cove Car Accident
ZEPHYR COVE, NV (June 14, 2019) – A driver died while police arrested another driver in a pickup collision on Highway 50 on June 13.
The incident involving two pickups occurred around 7:00 a.m. on Highway 50 and Round Hill.
Meanwhile, Jerrad Rodriguez, the other driver involved, was arrested for suspicion of DUI. In addition, police will book him into the Douglas County jail after being medically cleared from a hospital.
NHP revealed that he drove across the center line of Highway 50 and struck the other driver head-on. As a result, one victim died.
The identity of the deceased remains unknown as of this item. However, authorities confirmed that the drivers were the only occupants in their pickup trucks.
The victim’s truck hauled a trailer which detached in the collision, leaving a 150-foot debris field of tools and miscellaneous items.
Due to the crash, the road shut down for several hours but has since been reopened.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased victim. We at Sweet Lawyers wish them strength and comfort during this difficult time.
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