Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Fatal Crash On I-15

Crash Closes Northbound Lanes At Sahara For 10 Hours

Mitch Kelly
December 03, 2019 - 5:55 am
Traffic exiting I-15 at Sahara because of a fatal crash on 12-2



LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - One person was killed early Tuesday when a wrong-way driver slammed into a semi on Interstate 15.

The crash happened around 3:30am on the northbound side between Sahara and Charleston. The impact of the crash sent the one semi into a second one.

The driver that was going the wrong way was killed. The driver of the first semi was taken to the hospital. The occupants of the 2nd truck weren't hurt.

All lanes on 15 North were blocked for cleanup and investigation, with traffic being sent off at the Sahara exit. 

NHP finally opened up the northbound lanes on I-15 past Sahara around 1:30pm.

The identity of the driver who was killed has yet to be released.