Driver Killed in Accident at I-80 near Derby Dam in Fernley, NV

April 30, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-80 near Derby Dam, Fernley, NV

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Nevada State Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Tractor-trailer
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle allegedly traveling in the wrong direction was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

Nevada State Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-80 near Derby Dam in Fernley, NV on April 30th, 2023. Police say it happened around 2:04 a.m. Investigators allege a passenger sedan was allegedly traveling the wrong direction, eastbound in westbound lanes, prior to colliding with a westbound tractor-trailer. The driver of the sedan was killed in the crash. The occupants of the tractor-trailer were not injured, according to police. Additional information is not available at this time.

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