Crash involving semi-trailer closes Las Vegas Boulevard north of motor speedway for hours

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The driver of a truck was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital following a crash with a semi-truck Friday morning on north Las Vegas Boulevard about one mile north of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The crash is near the US93/I-15 interchange.

The crash was reported just after 4 a.m. and the highway was closed until around 3:27 p.m.

According to Metro Police, the driver of a semi-truck pulling a trailer attempted a U-turn. A truck headed northbound drove into the trailer splitting it into two pieces.

Police said the driver suffered serious injuries in the crash.

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