US 50 wrecks impact traffic between Roundhill and Glenbrook (updated) |

US 50 wrecks impact traffic between Roundhill and Glenbrook (updated)

UPDATE: 12:35 p.m.

Nevada Department of Transportation reported via Twitter that Highway 50 near Elks Point is now open, as of approximately 11:45 a.m.

The original story is below.


Rain left a sheet of ice on Highway 50, sending more than a dozen vehicles between Roundhill and Glenbrook spinning out of control.

Three of the crashes were head-on, according to Douglas County officials.

Two wrecks resulted in injuries, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

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