Collision on Interstate 80 near Wells Left One Seriously Injured

WELLS, NV (September 15, 2022) – Early Monday morning, officers were dispatched to a hit-and-run crash on Interstate 80.

The incident happened on September 12th at approximately 6:17 a.m. when a vehicle struck a pedestrian near mile marker 354.

According to police, the vehicle fled the scene and the pedestrian was transported to a nearby hospital with unknown condition.

A portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.

Furthermore, police are on the hunt for the vehicle. No other information was provided and an active investigation is ongoing.

Meanwhile, any witnesses with helpful information are encouraged to contact Sgt. Mitch Payne at the NHP Elko Office at 775-753-1111.

Road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. When using motorized bicycles or scooters, it is important to wear the proper protective gear to ensure your safety. If you’re behind the wheel, stay alert and keep an eye out for possible hazards. Dangerous road accidents can happen anytime, anywhere, and to anyone. Drive defensively to ensure the safety of surrounding vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians.

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