Interstate 80 closed following multi-vehicle pileup collision near Reno, Nevada
Modified Date:Thu, 12/24/2015 - 1:21pm
Accident Date:Thursday, December 24, 2015
A multiple-vehicle pileup has closed an icy stretch of Interstate 80 east of Reno where the Nevada Highway Patrol says troopers are responding to reports of multiple crashes. NHP Trooper Loy Hixson in Las Vegas said dispatchers in Reno fielded a flurry of at least 13 calls about crashes about 10:30 a.m. Thursday on the highway east of Sparks.
Interstate 80 has reopened east of Reno after a series of crashes on an icy and snowy stretch where two Nevada Highway Patrol cruisers were hit by skidding vehicles.
County:Washoe County, NV