Wrecks, fire keep emergency services busy
A two-vehicle collision at Highway 395 and Genoa Lane resulted in nonlife-threatening injuries to occupants.
Reported at 7:57 a.m. Thursday, work to clear the wreckage was still underway nearly an hour later.
The collision involved a silver Chevrolet Suburban sport utility vehicle and a Subaru stationwagon.
Nevada Highway Patrol spokeswoman Hannah DeGoey reported the initial report indicates the Suburban made a left turn from the highway onto Genoa Lane into the path of the southbound Subaru.
The Chevrolet had extensive damage to the passenger’s side, while the Subaru’s front end was caved in, indicating a T-bone type collision common on the highway.
Two people received nonlife-threatening injuries in a single vehicle rollover at Highway 395 and Double Spring Flat around 4 p.m. Thursday.
East Fork medics and Douglas County deputies responded to the incident, along with the Nevada Highway Patrol.
A report of a fire near a high tension power line running past Van Sickle Station resulted in the closure of Foothill Road for around two hours on Thursday night.
The road reopened around 9 p.m.
The fire was caused by a loose wire, according to NV Energy spokeswoman Kristen Saibini. A crew replaced the crossarm.