One Injured in Flatbed Truck Accident on Highway 395 in Reno
Where: The accident occurred on Highway 395 near Oddie Boulevard in Reno, Nevada.
What Happened: An SUV was allegedly hit and dragged by wooden trusses on the back of a flatbed truck.
- Driver of SUV
- Driver of flatbed truck
- Driver of SUV, injured
On or about Wednesday, March 31st, 2021, around 10:00 in the morning, an accident between a flatbed truck and an SUV sent one individual to the hospital. Officials said the accident happened along Highway 395 near Oddie Boulevard in Reno, Nevada.
Investigators said one as-of-yet unidentified man was injured when a flatbed truck towing wooden trusses snagged his SUV with the trusses and dragged it a significant distance. Paramedics transported the driver of the SUV to the hospital with unspecified injuries after the accident. No other vehicles were mentioned by police in their preliminary report.
Police indicated the driver of the flatbed truck will be cited for failure to maintain his lane in connection with the accident.
Officials said the accident took around an hour to clear.
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