Impairment suspected in fatal wrong-way crash on I-80
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The Nevada Highway Patrol suspects impairment was a factor in a wrong-way crash that left a Sparks woman dead.
It happened just before 3:30 a.m. on July 28, 2021 on Interstate-80 near Boomtown.
NHP said Elizabeth Andrews, 39, hit another vehicle head-on on westbound I-80 near the Boomtown exit.
Andrews was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries. A semi was hit by debris from the crash.
The road was closed for about four hours while responders worked to clear the scene.
The autopsy results are still pending.
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