Driver OK After Smashing into Concrete Barrier

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Traffic is returning to normal on I80 Eastbound between Pyramid and McCarran after emergency crews cleared an injury accident.

It happened at 6:47 PM Saturday night.

According to the driver, he lost control of Pontiac Grand AM veering left and slamming into the cement barrier.

Fire crews were called in to extricate the driver, from the severely damaged vehicle.

Despite that, the driver appeared to only have minor injuries.

He was take to Renown for treatment of a cut on his head.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, but the NHP says alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor.

More details at as they become available.