Fatal Vehicle Accident
On 7/14/21 at 4:21am, Sparks Police Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a single vehicle crash at the intersection of South Rock Boulevard and Hymer Avenue. The caller reported that a vehicle had struck a light pole on the north-east corner of the intersection. Upon officer's arrival, the 29-year-old female driver of the car was trapped in the driver's seat but was conscious and responding to questions. Sparks Fire Department Personnel responded to the scene and were able to free the driver using mechanical means. REMSA transported the driver to Renown Regional Medical Center, where she succumbed to her injuries.
The incident is still under investigation and the name of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
No further information at this time.