Authorities Investigate Head-On Crash on State Route 160 - 8 News NOW

Authorities Investigate Head-On Crash on State Route 160

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LAS VEGAS -- State Route 160, otherwise known as Blue Diamond Road, closed in both directions Tuesday afternoon because of a head-on collision.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the crash happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. at the junction of State Route 159. Troopers say animals in the roadway caused one of the drivers to swerve, hitting another car.

A female driver was hurt and taken by Mercy Air to University Medical Center in serious condition. However, her injuries do not appear life threatening, troopers said.

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