Driver dead in head on collision with semi on I-15

LAS VEGAS - A driver is dead after a colliding with a semi-truck early Saturday morning. The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. in the area of mile marker 52 on I-15. 

The 24-year-old driver of a Nissan Sentra was traveling in the wrong direction on northbound I-15 when the crash happened, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Sentra died at the scene. The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries, NHP said.

The road was closed for several hours during the investigation. It is now back open. 

Investigators do not know if impairment was a factor in the crash at this time. 


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