Accidents snarl Kingsbury Grade | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Accidents snarl Kingsbury Grade

A six-car pileup and several cars that swerved off the road on Monday night forced the closure of Highway 207 – Kingsbury Grade – for nearly two hours.

Also, a head-on accident at about 7:50 p.m. near Grass Lake Road on Highway 89 sent three people to Barton Memorial Hospital. The extent of the injuries was unknown at press time.

No major injuries were reported at the Kingsbury Grade accidents, according to a Nevada Highway Patrol dispatcher. However, traffic was backed up on both sides of the grade as tow trucks responded to Buchanan Street, about two miles from the top of Daggett Summit. The six-car accident happened at about 6:45 p.m. as snow began accumulating on the road.

The Highway was reopened at about 8:30 p.m.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User