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I-580 reopens after massive 35 vehicle crash


Winter weather conditions continued to wreak havoc on drivers including a 35-vehicle crash on the northbound I-580 near Reno, Nevada on Thursday.

As of Friday morning, all of the highways had been cleared and reopened after lengthy closures.

Galena Creek Bridge Crash

At 4 p.m. on northbound I-580 at the Galena Creek Bridge, 34 vehicles were involved in a pileup crash. The Nevada Highway Patrol stated that one NHP trooper was injured but not seriously hurt. The crash shut down the interstate for hours but all lanes were reopened by 7:45 p.m.

US 395

State Troopers also shut down U.S 395 in Nevada near Washoe Valley because of a jack-knifed semi.

I-580, US 50 and I-80

Nevada Highway Patrol was busy with three other snow and ice related crashes Thursday. A second I-580 crash, a serious injury crash on US-50 and another on the I-80.

Four people were were seriously injured after a tractor-trailer overturned and blocked the East bound lanes. The 6 p.m. crash was cleared around 9 p.m.

The I-80 crash that happened in the 6 p.m. hour was cleared and lanes reopened around 7:40 p.m.


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