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4 people injured in crash in Centennial Hills area

4 people injured in crash in Centennial Hills area
Posted at 3:17 PM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 20:17:32-04

A serious crash temporarily closed the southbound lanes of U.S. 95 near Durango Drive in the Centennial Hills area.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, a black Ford Explorer hit a concrete barrier underneath an overpass.

The driver, who was temporarily trapped, suffered serious injuries. Another person, a male who was in the backseat, was thrown through the windshield and suffered critical injuries. Two other passengers suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The crash was reported at approximately 1:35 p.m. The lanes were temporarily closed so an air ambulance could land at the scene to transport the person with critical injuries to UMC Trauma.

The other 3 people were also transported to UMC Trauma.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.