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Traffic reports: Crash on northbound I-15 blocks right lane at Tropicana

Updated Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 | 7:20 p.m.

Latest traffic news:

• A crash on northbound Interstate 15 at Tropicana Avenue blocked the right lane of the interstate in the area, slowing traffic just before 6 p.m. No further details were immediately available, according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada.

• A vehicle fire on Interstate 15 northbound near Craig Road was blocking the right lane in the area, according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. A red four-door passenger vehicle caught fire about 1:30 p.m., and the North Las Vegas Fire Department responded to the scene, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Loy Hixson said. Traffic is moving slowly, but the fire has been extinguished, he said.

• A Clark County School Distinct bus and an Infiniti passenger vehicle were involved in a crash about 1 p.m. near the U.S. 95 southbound off ramp to Eastern Avenue, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

No injuries were reported in the crash, and no children were aboard the bus, according to the Highway Patrol.

The vehicles were moved to a parking lot off of Eastern and Stewart avenues, and the off ramp was blocked for about 10 minutes, according to the Highway Patrol.

• The Regional Transportation Commission reported a crash on U.S. 95 southbound past Craig Road blocking the carpool lane about 7:20 a.m., but the scene has since been cleared, Nevada Highway Patrol said.

• A dog was ejected from the bed of a pickup truck after a single-vehicle rollover crash on the 215 Beltway northbound at Town Center Drive just before 7 a.m., according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

All lanes except for the right lane were blocked between Flamingo Road and Town Center after a tire blew out on a white pickup, which hit the center median wall and overturned, the Highway Patrol said.

The man driving was not injured, according to the Highway Patrol. It doesn't appear the dog in the truck bed was injured, but the canine ran away from the scene.

Nevada Highway Patrol reminded drivers to keep pets secured within vehicles when driving.

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