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The crashes kept on comin’ all Monday long….

We mentioned earlier in a story about a high speed head on crash on Highway 50 near Arrowhead Monday afternoon.  Major injuries there.  But Monday evening proved to be very accident prone as well.  Sheriff’s Deputies say that a nasty crash occurred at Saliman and Fairview.  Deputies say a woman driving west on Fairview thought an oncoming pickup was signaling to turn north on Saliman – so she turned south onto Saliman.  But the pick up apparently straightened out as if he had changed his mind and headed straight ahead.  The impact was horrendous.  Both the pick and the small sedan were extensively  damaged.  The lady was loaded aboard an ambulance for transport to CTRMC.  Driver of the pickup was questioned about what happened. Investigators had also questioned the lady driver as to what happened. She said pickup appeared to be turning away from her, then went straight.  They both ended in the southwest corner of Saliman and Fairview.

The impact very substantial….

We’ll see how it settles out.

 

 

 

 

Driver of Waste Mgmt truck saved the vehicle by dumping a load that was on fire…

A little earlier in the evening a Waste Management truck driver had just finished picking up the contents of apartment trash bins on Little Lane .  But suddenly he smelled smoke and heard what he described as large car or truck batteries popping from the rear of his truck.  He stopped and realized his truck was in grave danger of catching fire so he quickly dumped his collected garbage onto the ground in a field off Little Lane.  Fire fighters arrived and drowned the fire in what was by then a small mountain of trash and garbage on the ground.

That’s a lotta trash the fireman is hosing down….there on Little Lane.

The driver said he made a mess but he saved a refuse truck which are not cheap.  Firefighters and Waste Management personnel were working together to keep the fire out and enroute to a secure dump site.  No injuries.

South Carson Complete Streets Project DESIGN is finally done. Come see what it’s all about!!!!

The South Carson Complete Streets Project design is complete! Carson City Public Works and the project contractor Sierra Nevada Construction, will be hosting a pre-construction meeting to present the anticipated construction schedule and the completed project design. The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, in the Sierra Room, located at 851 E. William Street.

The Nevada Department of Transportation recently transferred the commercial corridor to the City, giving us the opportunity to transform the corridor and to provide safer movements for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists; improve access to abutting businesses and prepare Carson City for Smart City advancements.

The approximate project limits are from the intersection of South Carson Street and 5th Street, south to the intersection of South Carson Street and Appion Way. The project includes pedestrian safety measures, ADA-compliant sidewalks and curb ramps, narrowed travel lanes, and a buffered multi-use path. It also includes dedicated bicycle facilities, a roundabout, critical improvements to stormwater infrastructure, improved business access, street lighting, enhanced signals, upgrades to the water and sewer systems. There are also fiber optic communications improvements that will complete the City’s core communications ring. Construction is anticipated to start late February of this year.

The meeting will include a presentation on the South Carson Street design, project schedule, and discuss various communication tools for the public to stay connected during the construction process. It is the goal of the Project team to keep citizens informed, engaged and involved throughout the construction process. To receive e-notifications visit carsonproud.com and click the subscribe button or to receive text notifications simply text “Carson Proud” to 31996.

Individuals in need of special accommodations are asked to contact staff a minimum of two business days in advance so appropriate arrangements can be made. Please contact Tom Grundy, Project Manager at 775-283-7081 or tgrundy@carson.org.

Really bad wreck on on 50E – Witnesses say “Wrong Way Driver.”

Car suspected of traveling eastbound in westbound lane.

Black car headed east in westbound lane on 50 say witnesses.

Victim driver headed west transported to Renown in Reno via CareFlight.  Two others went by ground ambulance to CTH.

With the velocities of all four cars, it’s amazing no one was killed.

Two accident victims were reportedly injured seriously when their two cars collided head on at Highway 50 just east of E. Arrowhead. The black vehicle had turned left off of Arrowhead and proceeded eastbound on 50…but she was using the westbound fast lane, going the wrong way. An on-coming sedan hit the black card hard which spun both vehicles around. Meanwhile, two other cars also headed west couldn’t avoid the accident and their vehicles suffered only minor damage careening off the original accident vehicles. More information to follow when NHP finishes its report.

Further Update on Saturday night’s shooting

At approximately 4:30pm Sunday, State Division of Investigations Officers took a fourth juvenile into custody related to the January 25 shooing in Carson City. The Carson City Sheriff’s Office has determined that no other suspects are being sought at this time. The fourth juvenile will be returned to Carson City, where he will be charged similarly to those already in custody.

At approximately 7:44pm Saturday evening, Carson City Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Carson Tahoe Medical Center Emergency Department where two adult males had arrived with reported gunshot wounds. One victim was treated for an abdominal wound and transported by Care Flight to Renown Medical Center, and the second victim was treated for head injuries and released from Carson Tahoe Hospital care. The condition of the victim admitted to Renown is not immediately available.

Three juveniles, two males and one female, have been taken into custody related to the shooting. Of the three juveniles, ages 13-16 years, two were from Carson City and one from Douglas County. The juveniles were charged with Battery with intent to Commit Robbery, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon by a Prohibited Person, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Battery Causing Substantial Bodily Harm, and Conspiracy to Violate the Controlled Substance Act. All three were booked into the Carson City Juvenile Services division.

As of this notice to the community, it is alleged that the juveniles met with the victims in an act to purchase marijuana vaping oils and vaping cartridges when the shooting took place.

From Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, in addition to the arrests, three residences in Carson City have been secured by SWAT and Special Enforcement Teams and searched by Detectives. This investigation remains active at this time, therefore no further details are available.

Anyone with any information connected to the shooting is asked to contact the Carson City Communications Division at 887-2677.

Sheriff Ken Furlong
Carson City

Man charged with sexual assault and lewdness with an under age child commits suicide

Eugene Nichols, 48
Sexual Assault on child under the age of 14 and lewdness with a child under the of 14

A Carson City man who was charged with sexual assault and lewdness with children under age 14 was found dead Thursday afternoon in Douglas County in what was described by authorities to be a self-inflicted wound that proved fatal.

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said detectives went to Genoa and confirmed that the deceased male was Eugene Nichols.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a man shooting off a gun in the Genoa area prompted a number of citizen phone calls to Douglas County 9-1-1. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies found Nichols’ lifeless body in the Genoa area after a brief search.

Two gunshot wound victims show up at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center Emergency Room

Two men in their early 20’s inside CTRMC getting emergency treatment for gunshot wounds. One was flown to Renown in Reno.  Neither suffered life-threatening wounds accord to Sheriff Furlong.

7:45pm  Two males in their 20’s showed up Saturday night at Carson Tahoe RMC’s Emergency Room – both suffering gunshot wounds.

9:28pm  Details of the shooting are still being investigated.  It may have been in the Woodside area but that’s being nailed down by investigators.  Two young men in their early 20’s were shot – one receiving a minor wound and the other with a serious stomach wound which prompted a Care Flight trip to Renown in Reno.  Circumstances of the confrontation that caused the shooting are still being investigated, according to Sheriff Ken Furlong.  Charges of Battery with a Deadly Weapon are being considered.

10:32pm  Sheriff Furlong reports that neither male suffered life threatening injuries. 

10:38pm  Sheriff Furlong also asks that anyone having information about the shooting incident, or who happened to be an eye witness to the incident should call the Carson City Sheriff’s Office at 775-887-2677l

Chinese New Year Celebration at the Children’s Museum and more…

Chinese New Year
Children’s Museum, January 25th, 10am – 3pm, State Museum to Children’s Museum

From Children’s Museum and Visit Carson City:

In collaboration with the Nevada State Museum the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada will be celebrating Chinese New Year on January 25th, 2020.

The celebration will begin at 10am the State Museum where there will be dancing and crafts, for more information contact the State Museum. At 11:30 there will be a parade from the State Museum to the Children’s Museum where the celebration will continue. The Children’s Museum will host crafts, dancers, dragons, learning how to use chopsticks, and so much more! Admission will be $10 per child and the event is free to all members. For more information contact the museum!

Loud as Folk
Brewery Arts Center
Jan. 25, 7-10pm

Come to Brewery Art Center’s Performance Hall on January 25, 2020 to experience Loud As Folk, hosted by Spike McGuire. This is one night only, and the showcase will be feature performances by Whitney Myer, Jelly Bread’s Dave and Cliff, Mel and Gia, and Tyler Stafford. Be sure to grab your tickets, so you don’t miss out.

Loud As Folk is a monthly song writer showcase that had begun in 2011 in Reno, NV. Each show is hosted by—local favorite—Spike McGuire and features both local and touring artists. With the help of venues and fans, Loud As Folk as been able to showcase unique talent as well as donate thousands of dollars to local organizations and charities.

Come to the BAC’s Performance Hall—511 W. King Street, Carson City—to see this great night of music! The show will begin at 7:00pm—so, doors open at 6:30—on January 25, 2020. Tickets are only $15 for BAC members, $18 for seniors and students, and $20 for adults.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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