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Wrong-way driver crashes on I-15 near Primm

Posted at 6:59 AM, Sep 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-25 09:59:41-04
A wrong-way driver crashed into several other vehicles on Interstate 15 near Primm on Thursday night.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the driver was driving north in the southbound lanes around 10 p.m. When NHP tried to pull the driver over, the person kept going.
The driver then hit a retaining wall, a semi-trailer truck, a Jeep and another semi.
The vehicle eventually came to a stop and the driver was airlifted to University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
NHP believes the driver may be a missing person who suffered a medical episode.
Although several lanes were closed after the incident, the interstate has been cleared.