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November 22, 2017

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Crash backs up traffic on I-15 near Sahara

A collision between a semitrailer and car today has closed two lanes on Interstate 15 southbound and is causing traffic delays.

The Nevada Highway Patrol responded about 1:40 p.m. to the accident south of Sahara Avenue.

The collision briefly shut down all five southbound lanes, NHP Trooper Jeremie Elliott said. Two lanes remain closed while the semitrailer and car wait to be towed, Elliott said.

The accident caused minor injuries, but Elliott could not say whether anyone has been transported to a hospital.

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