Nevada Highway Patrol is still looking for the driver of a van that hit a tow truck driver on the 215 Southern Beltway near Decatur Boulevard. The tow truck driver was killed. NHP tweeted a photo of the type of vehicle that they are looking for. If you have any information about the incident, please contact NHP or Crime Stoppers.
#Update to Fatal hit and run crash 215/Decatur . Possible Fleeing vehicle Ford Econoline with front right damage . If you see this vehicle please call *NHP or CRIMESTOPPERS. #Hit&Run #LivesAreOnTheLine #NhpSocomm #MoveOver pic.twitter.com/cB1HP8XXtc— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) March 10, 2021
The 215 Southern Beltway westbound at Jones Boulevard has reopened.
The Nevada Highway Patrol says a tow truck driver working on the shoulder of the 215 Southern Beltway was hit by a vehicle near Decatur and has died. The vehicle did not stay at the scene. To report a tip to authorities call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. You can remain anonymous.
All traffic westbound is being diverted off Decatur Boulevard.
The RTC reports the 215 Southern Beltway westbound at Decatur is closed. Use other routes.
The RTC reports a crash on the 215 Southern Beltway at Jones Boulevard heading westbound that is causing long delays. Avoid the area if possible or plan for extra time on your commute.