Fatal crash blocks traffic on Blue Diamond near Pahrump
At least one person was killed in a crash near Pahrump Wednesday afternoon.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Pahrump, NV (KTNV) -- One person was killed in a crash near Pahrump Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just before 11:30 a.m. on State Road 160 (Blue Diamond Road).
Authorities said a semi truck and a blue Ford Thunderbird two-door coupe collided. 150 gallons of diesel fuel spilled on the road. A Hazmet crew was called in to clean up.
The Nevada Highway Patrol closed southbound traffic out of Pahrump on State Road 160; northbound traffic is being diverted to State Road 159.
The area of the crash scene is expected to be closed until 4 p.m. or 5 p.m. Wednesday.
NHP said the person in the Ford was killed. Their name has not been released.
There's no word on what caused the crash.