One person dies in 3-car Fernley crash | NevadaAppeal.com

One person dies in 3-car Fernley crash

Staff Report

A three-vehicle crash south of Fernley killed one person Wednesday, while one person was flown to Reno on Care Flight.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said the crash occurred near Cottonwood Lane on U.S. 50 Alternate.

Troopers said a witness reported an alleged reckless driver of a Mercedes drive into the oncoming lane and hit a Honda Civic head-on. The NHP said the driver of the Honda was killed. A third vehicle sustained damage from debris from the crash.

The NHP said the driver of the Mercedes was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center. Troopers say impairment is suspected.

The crash is under investigation, according to the NHP.