Impairment Suspected In Crash Involving NHP

No Serious Injuries Despite The Severity Of The Wreck

July 23, 2019 - 7:14 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Impairment is suspected in a a nasty downtown crash early Tuesday that involved Nevada Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 3:30am at the intersection of Charleston and Grand Central Parkway.

According to investigators, the NHP squad was northbound on Grand Central Parkway when a sedan heading westbound on Charleston collided with it. The crash happened with such force that the NHP squad was knocked on it's hood.

Good news, though as the unidentified trooper was able to walk away from the crash. The driver of the sedan suffered minor injuries.

Northbound Grand Central Parkway was closed for the nearly four-hour investigation, but re-opened just before 7am.