Male Passenger Fatally Struck in Car Accident near Lemmon Drive

RENO, NV (November 11, 2022) – Early Saturday morning, a man was killed and a woman was arrested after a DUI accident on U.S. 395.

Police responded to the scene around 2:43 a.m., near Lemmon Drive.

According to Nevada State Patrol, the female driver of a vehicle was heading south on the highway when she veered off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail before overturning. The vehicle then came to rest on the northbound side of the freeway.

First responders arrived and pronounced the male passenger dead on the scene. Although, officers have not yet released his name or place of residency.

Meanwhile, medics took the female driver to a nearby hospital where she was evaluated and arrested by officers. Authorities arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Furthermore, crews shut down northbound U.S. 395 for several hours before reopened around 10:00 a.m.

At this time, Reno police continue to investigate the fatal collision and will release updates once available.

The Sweet James team sends out their sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased man. Thoughts are with them during this very difficult time.

Losing a loved one in a DUI car accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of the attorneys at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. For more accident news, click here.

Advertising disclosure: We may receive compensation for some of the links in our stories. Thank you for supporting LA Weekly and our advertisers.