Driver Smashes Into Nevada Highway Patrol Vehicle Near Minden - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

Driver Smashes Into Nevada Highway Patrol Vehicle Near Minden

Posted: Updated:
© Nevada Highway Patrol © Nevada Highway Patrol
© Nevada Highway Patrol © Nevada Highway Patrol
© Nevada Highway Patrol © Nevada Highway Patrol

The Nevada Highway Patrol says a teenage driver slammed into a trooper's patrol car Friday afternoon.

Troopers say the 16-year old was a driving a Honda south on U.S. 395 toward Minden around 3 p.m. The Nevada Highway Patrol car was parked about five feet from the road. For unknown reasons, the Honda drifted off the pavement and hit the back of the patrol car.

Both the trooper inside the patrol car and the teen were taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Witnesses to the event or anyone with additional information are encouraged to call the Department of Public Safety-Communications Center at (775) 687-0400 regarding case number: 130207719.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Deputies: Semi-Truck Driver Crashes Through Doors at Moonlite Bunny Ranch

    Deputies: Semi-Truck Driver Crashes Through Doors at Moonlite Bunny Ranch

    Thursday, May 25 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-25 21:05:31 GMT

    Authorities say a former trucking employee was arrested Thursday after he crashed a semi-truck through the front doors of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel near Carson City.

    More >>

    Authorities say a former trucking employee was arrested Thursday after he crashed a semi-truck through the front doors of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel near Carson City.

    More >>
  • President Trump Budget Would Allow Sale of Wild Horses for Slaughter

    President Trump Budget Would Allow Sale of Wild Horses for Slaughter

    Thursday, May 25 2017 10:12 AM EDT2017-05-25 14:12:21 GMT

    President Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without a guarantee from buyers that the animals won't be resold for slaughter.

    More >>

    President Trump's budget proposal calls for saving $10 million next year by selling wild horses captured throughout the West without a guarantee from buyers that the animals won't be resold for slaughter.

    More >>
  • Governor Sandoval Signs 12 Bills on Thursday

    Governor Sandoval Signs 12 Bills on Thursday

    Thursday, May 25 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-05-26 03:44:19 GMT

    Governor Brian Sandoval signed 12 bills into law on Thursday including a statewide broadband modernization effort, an act requiring bodycams on most law enforcement officers, and a bill to make it easier to transition to State service from internship and student programs.

    More >>

    Governor Brian Sandoval signed 12 bills into law on Thursday including a statewide broadband modernization effort, an act requiring bodycams on most law enforcement officers, and a bill to make it easier to transition to State service from internship and student programs.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.