Update: Northbound traffic on 395 now open after accident | NevadaAppeal.com

Update: Northbound traffic on 395 now open after accident

Rhonda Costa-Landers/Nevada AppealAn accident involving a Kia 4-door sedan and a tractor trailer at South Carson Street and Koontz Lane has traffic backed up on South Carson Street in both directions and is also being rerouted to South Curry Street and Silver Sage.

Police have opened up northbound traffic along U.S. 395 (Carson Street) following a two-vehicle accident that has left at least one person dead in South Carson City.

Police said that the accident around 9:30 a.m. today at Koontz Lane and South Carson Street involving a four-door sedan and a semi-truck without a trailer also caused about 100 gallons of gas to be spilled.

Police and hazardous materials professionals are at the accident.

Southbound traffic on South Carson Street/Highway 395 is being redirected west onto Moses Street and south onto Curry Street to avoid the accident site. Northbound traffic between Clearview and Fairview drives has been stopped.