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VIDEO: Car crashes during filming of Nevada Highway Patrol PSA

Posted at 8:08 AM, Oct 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-24 12:07:58-04

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are used to arriving after a crash, not watching one happen. But that is exactly what happened while they were filming a PSA or public service announcement. 

It happened on the new Interstate 11 bypass near Boulder City. In the video, you can see the car driving past and then a cloud of dust behind the trooper.

NHP says the driver fell asleep behind the wheel and the car hit a ditch. The car even went airborne briefly. However, no one was seriously hurt because everyone in the car was wearing a seatbelt.