Accident ties up I-15 traffic near Flamingo Road

A three-vehicle collision Thursday morning is causing heavy traffic on southbound Interstate 15 near Flamingo Road.

Nevada Highway Patrol responded about 6:30 a.m. to an accident on I-15 just north of the East Flamingo off-ramp. Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Trooper Loy Hixson.

The right lane of traffic remains closed and there are heavy delays in the area. The lane is expected to reopen just after 8 a.m.

Contact reporter Kimber Laux at or at 702-383-0391.