Deadly crash shuts down US-95 near Searchlight, van carrying illegal fireworks
A fatal car crash involving a van carrying illegal fireworks shut down US-95 Monday morning, with extended delays for the removal of hazardous materials.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, there was one fatality in the single-vehicle rollover accident near Searchlight, Nevada.
The incident was reported around 4:45 a.m. and occurred near mile marker 34, according to the NHP. It was reported to be on the northbound side of the highway.
Southbound lanes opened around 8:45 a.m. with crews still on scene, according to NHP.
Information provided by Nevada Highway Patrol