Accident Slows Monday Night Commute Through Dayton Valley

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The evening commute was slowed between Carson City and Dayton Monday night.

Nevada Highway Patrol tells KOLO that the accident occurred on Highway 50 near mile marker four in Lyon County. Witnesses tell us the accident was near Dayton Hill, at the entrance to the Santa Maria Ranch community.

One person was taken by Careflight and a second person was taken by ground ambulance to Renown Regional Medical Center.

Drivers in the area tell KOLO 8 News Now traffic was held up for about 45 minutes in the area.