Reno Accident - One Arrested, Two in Intensive Care

Washoe County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an accident that occurred at approximately midnight, New Years Eve.

Jordan Phelps, 18, was driving Northbound on Matterhorn Blvd. north of Reno when she lost control of the vehicle in a turn and veered into oncoming traffic hitting a vehicle with three female occupants.

All three victims were taken to Renown Medical Center.

One of the occupants was treated and released, the other two remain in ICU.

Three juveniles, who were riding with Phelps, were unharmed and they received citations for Minor in Possession.

Phelps was arrested for Driving Under the Influence Causing Substantial Bodily Harm and Reckless Driving Causing Substantial Bodily Harm.

She is being held on $32,000 bail.

The accident is still under investigation by the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Major Accident Investigation Team.


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