Driver Identified In Fatal Accident On I-580 In Carson City
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating after a man drove in the wrong lanes on Interstate-580 Saturday morning.
Trooper Dan Lopez tells Channel 2 News that 78-year old William Thomas Stephens of Carson City was in a green Infiniti driving north in the southbound lanes of I-580 around 8:30 a.m. Trooper Lopez says Stephens then hit a concrete structure that supports a bridge near College Parkway and died on scene.
The southbound lanes were closed in the area and traffic was diverted to Arrowhead Drive as crews cleaned up the accident.
Troopers are trying to figure out why the man ended up in the southbound lanes.
If you have any information on this incident, you're being asked to call the Nevada Highway Patrol at (775) 687-0400. Refer to case number: 130208271.