Man killed in crash near Red Rock identified; new details released – KOLO

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – Update on Sept. 26: Nevada Highway Patrol have identified the man killed in a crash last week.
They say 77-year-old Edward Phillips of Reno was killed when his 2010 Lexus RX350 was rear-ended by another car, sending him into the back of another car.
NHP says a 2015 Chevy Traverse was traveling south on U.S. 395 south of Red Rock Road when it rear-ended the Lexus as it was stopped by the morning commuter traffic.
As a result of the collision, the Chevy overturned and slid into a nearby truck. The driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Juveniles were also in the Chevy at the time of the crash. Police say they were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Update at 12:26 p.m.: Nevada State Police now say the southbound lanes of U.S. 395 near Red Rock Road are now open again.
Update at 10:50 a.m.: Nevada Highway Patrol says an accident south of Red Rock Road that slowed traffic on U.S. 395 killed one person and sent another to the hospital.
They say U.S. 395 southbound lanes are closed at this time, and traffic is being diverted to Old South Virginia Road, Drivers are being told to expect heavy details.
NHP says they responded to reports of a crash at that location around 8:13 a.m. The crash involved four cars.
Original Article: A Tuesday morning crash on the southbound U.S. 395 near Red Rock is slowing traffic.
Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District says the crash caused multiple injuries, and that drivers should continue to expect delays.
Reno Fire, TMFPD, and REMSA all responded. Traffic is being diverted onto Virginia Street.
This is a developing story and KOLO 8 News Now will provide updates once they become available.
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