First responders at the scene of a 7:40 p.m. Monday crash on Kingsbury Grade.
A critically injured man was helicoptered after a Monday night rollover that closed Kingsbury Grade for hours.
A witness said the driver passed him on Mottsville at high speed and missed the first curve and hit the rocks on the right and ended up with the vehicle on its roof at around 7:40 p.m. Reports from the scene were that the engine of the vehicle fell out and was on briefly on fire.
The man’s breathing was reported to be agonal, according to first responders.
East Fork medics cut the man from the wreckage and transported him to the base of Kingsbury where he was transported by Care Flight.
A single-vehicle rollover about two miles up the Carson Valley side of Kingsbury Grade closed the highway between Foothill Road and Tramway on Monday night.
Multiple callers reported the vehicle rolled over onto its roof in the rocks along the highway at around 7:42 p.m.
East Fork firefighters and Douglas County deputies responded to find the driver still in the wreckage. The person was extricated and transported to the base of Kingsbury to meet CareFlight helicopter.
The Nevada State Police Major Accident Investigation Team was called to the crash.