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.