2 Hospitalized after Four-Vehicle Wrong-Way Accident near Sparks

PATRICK, NV (March 16, 2022) – Authorities are investigating a wrong-way collision on Interstate 80 that hurt two people, Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 6:00 a.m., on Interstate 80 near Sparks. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

At this time, the events leading up to the incident remain unclear. However, reports indicate that four vehicles were involved. In addition, investigators say the collision was caused by a wrong-way driver.

Medical personnel transported one victim to a nearby hospital, with serious injuries. Meanwhile, crews also took another victim to a hospital with unspecified injuries.

As a result of the wrong-way collision on Interstate 80, traffic was slowed down for more than three hours while crews cleared the scene. Once available, further details will be provided.

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