Three injured in crash near Rib Cook-Off

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO)-- Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident Thursday evening near the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off.

The Sparks Police Department said a motorcyclist crashed into a taxi cab near C Street and Pyramid Way at about 7:30 p.m. after the cab driver failed to yield the right of way.

Debris from the impact hit two pedestrians. The pedestrians and motorcyclist were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, police said.

Police said because of the rib cook-off some drivers are not paying attention.

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