On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at approximately 12:05 AM, NHP Troopers were dispatched to a serious injury crash on US-6 and Mineral County mile marker 4, near Montgomery Pass, involving two commercial vehicles.
Preliminary investigation shows that a red 2010 Volvo tractor-trailer was traveling east on US-6, approaching Mineral County mile marker 4, in the single eastbound travel lane. For an unknown reason, the commercial vehicle left the roadway, re-entered the roadway, and overturned. The commercial vehicle came to rest across all travel lanes on its right side.
Approximately three minutes later, a red 2017 Peterbilt tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on US-6, approaching the overturned Volvo tractor-trailer. The Peterbilt struck the Volvo, splitting the Volvo into two. The driver of the Peterbilt (Dario Baez, a 53-year-old Madera resident) succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Due to the extent of the debris, US-6 was closed for an extended period of time. Traffic was rerouted to the outside shoulder until all travel lanes were reopened at 2:50 PM.
The Nevada Highway Patrol is seeking additional witnesses to this crash. If you were a witness to this incident or have any information regarding this collision, please contact the Nevada Highway Patrol Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (M.I.R.T.) at email@example.com and reference NHP Case #190700180.
Impaired driving enforcement effort to run through March 29th
Posted by Seth Conners
According to a press release from Dan Gordon at Nevada Highway Patrol, over the next two weeks, Reno Area, Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County and Churchill County residents can expect to see additional law enforcement presence. Nevada Highway Patrol has joined forces with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to concentrate on impaired driving, and has an important message for the public: don’t rely on the luck of the Irish, if you drive impaired, you will be arrested.
If you are going to drink, DON’T drive. Even “buzzed” driving is Drunk Driving. Call a cab, take a bus, call a sober friend……Don’t put yourself or anyone else in danger!
In efforts to achieve “Zero Fatalities” this St. Patrick’s Day, drivers and riders are encouraged to abide by the following guidelines:
designate a sober driver before drinking;
use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member or use public transportation if impaired;
take advantage of local sober ride programs;
call 911 if an impaired driver is spotted on the road;
take the keys or assist in making other arrangements for someone who is about to drive or ride while impaired.
The Nevada Department of Public Safety to Test Wear New Uniform
Submitted by the Nevada Department of Public Safety
April 4, 2016
April 1st through the 30th the Department of Public Safety will be wear testing a proposed new uniform. The areas involved in the test are Reno, Las Vegas, and Elko.
There will be six DPS Officers/Troopers throughout the state that will be wearing the uniform during this period. However, the six personnel will have no contact with the public in an enforcement capacity however, it is possible.
We want to make sure the public is aware that if they happen to have interaction with law enforcement officers identifying themselves as the Nevada Highway Patrol or DPS officer dressed in an the new proposed uniform (light gray shirt with navy pocket flaps and epaulets with charcoal gray pants with a navy stripe) they are law enforcement officers who can enforce any laws in the State of Nevada.
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Nevada Highway Patrol gearing up for Impaired Drivers
Nevada Highway Patrol Joins Forces to Crack Down on Impaired Drivers Over The Super Bowl Weekend
submitted by the Nevada Highway Patrol
Impaired Driving Enforcement Effort Jan 22 – Feb 8, 2016
Over the next two weeks, Northern Nevada residents can expect to see double or even triple the normal law enforcement presence. The Nevada Highway Patrol has joined forces with law enforcement agencies statewide to crack down on impaired driving, and has an important message for the public: if you’ll be drinking, designate a sober driver, and if you drive impaired, you will be arrested.
What seems like a small buzz can have deadly consequences when taking to the roadways. Illegal drugs, prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and lack of sleep can also impair your ability to drive safely. Law enforcement wants to remind motorists to always drive and ride sober or use a designated driver to reach your destinations safe.
Increasing law enforcement presence during these weeks supports the overall state goal of reaching Zero Fatalities. Northern Nevada residents can help us reach that goal by following these safety guidelines:
designate a sober driver before drinking; use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member or use public transportation if impaired
take advantage of local sober ride programs; call 911 if a drunk driver is spotted on the road
take the keys or assist in making other arrangements for someone who is about to drive or ride while impaired
Joining Forces enforcement is paid for by Nevada-Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety.
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Las Vegas men die in crash near Tonopah Nevada
From the Nevada Highway Patrol
Single Vehicle Rollover Results in Both Driver and Passenger Dying on Scene on US6 Approximately 7 Miles West of Tonopah Nevada.
On November 30th, at approximately 12:38am, Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol were dispatched to a single vehicle crash that occurred on US6 westbound 7 miles west of Tonopah.
Preliminary crash investigation details indicate that the white Ford pickup was driven by 19 year old Roman Suslov from Las Vegas NV. The pickup was also occupied by Mateo Silva-Medina, a 19 year old male also out of Las Vegas NV. Suslov was traveling westbound on US6 when he allowed the pickup to drift over the centerline into the oncoming travel lane. Suslov steered the vehicle to the right causing it to rotate clockwise. The pickup then continued to rotate and left the right roadway shoulder. The pickup overturned and came to rest on its top approximately 100 feet off the roadway edge.
Both Suslov and Silva-Medina succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced dead on scene by the Esmeralda County coroner.
Impairment is unknown at this time. Both Suslov and Silva-Medina were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
US6 is a two lane highway with one lane in either direction. The speed limit in the area is 70 mph.
Trooper Doug Hildebrand of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Multi-Disciplinary Investigation and Reconstruction Team (MIRT) is investigating this incident. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information related to this incident is encouraged to reach out to him at (775) 689-4623, (775)434-3062 firstname.lastname@example.org regarding case number NHP-151102807.
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Saturday Morning Crash Northwest of Dyer Leaves One Person Dead
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, on May 30, 2015 at approximately 9:30 am, Troopers from the Nevada Highway Patrol Tonopah station were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover accident that occurred on State Route 264 which is west of Tonopah and south of State Route 6 (North of Dyer) in Esmeralda County. The crash investigation details indicate a tan 2002 Dodge Neon driven by 71 year old Juanita Marlene Schieberl of Dyer was traveling westbound on State Route 264 north of Dyer when for unknown reasons she allowed the vehicle to drift off the north paved shoulder. Mrs. Schieberl over corrected and traveled across the center line of the highway and then traveled onto the south dirt shoulder. Mrs. Schieberl over corrected to the right and the vehicle overturned. Mrs. Schieberl was not wearing her seatbelt at the time of the incident and was ejected from the vehicle. Mrs. Schieberl was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels on the south dirt shoulder. Alcohol or drugs are not suspected as a factor in the cause of the incident. State Route 264 was intermittently shut down for several hours while the crash scene was investigated and diagrammed. This area of SR 264 is one lane in each direction and the speed limit is 70 mph.
Trooper Saul Bermudez of the Nevada Highway Patrol’s Tonopah sub-station is investigating this incident. Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information related to this incident is encouraged to reach out to him at (775) 482-6330 or email@example.com.
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