Update: Two people in the upside down vehicle were injured, including a 96 year old woman, mother of the driver. She suffered compound fractures and later died at Renown in Reno.
Two people were Careflighted to Renown in Reno following a horrendous traffic crash on Highway 50 and Airport. Details are still sketchy, but the driver of the upside down vehicle said he was headed east on 50 when a car headed south on Airport entered the intersection and broadsided him. The man’s vehicle with three aboard rolled over and in so doing hit a eastbound car on fifty. The first car coming south on Airport – and likely running a red light – took off at high speed, fleeing the scene.
The victim driver and his very elderly mother were extricated from their upside-down Chevy. The man’s mother and one other person were quickly Careflighted to Renown as mentioned above. The driver’s mother was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at Renown in Reno. No word on whether authorities have any idea who the hit-and-run driver is or where he lives.