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8 Vehicle Crash Closes McCarran Blvd & South Virginia St

RENO, NV (October 15, 2021) – Friday night, October 8, an 8 vehicle crash on McCarran Blvd and South Virginia Street prompted closures.

According to the Reno Fire Department, there were no major injuries and no one was sent to the hospital.

It appears that two vehicles crashed head-on about 8:12 p.m. One of the automobiles started to catch fire due to the severity of the impact.

Furthermore, Reno officials are launching an investigation into the cause and factors behind the major collision.

It is currently unknown when the junction will reopen to the public.

Additionally, Reno police are asking anyone with information regarding the multi-vehicle collision to contact authorities.


One small driving mistake can lead to multi-vehicle accidents. That is why it is important to always keep your attention on the road and your surroundings when you’re behind the wheel. Always anticipate what other drivers might do, especially on a highway, a freeway, an interchange, or a service road. Also, do not not put yourself and your passengers in danger by speeding and taking shortcuts. By driving defensively and always abiding by all traffic laws, you can keep yourself and others safe on the road.


Turn to Sweet James if you have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash. They have the resources, experience, and staff to successfully fight for you in court. Call them for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. To obtain a police report, click here.

LA Weekly