Decatur Boulevard’s northbound lanes have re-opened between Washington Avenue and Lake Mead Boulevard after being temporarily closed due to a large oil slick Thursday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.
Slippery roads caused a few vehicular accidents about 1:30 p.m. and three people were transported to nearby hospitals. Nobody was seriously injured, said Las Vegas police officer Laura Meltzer.
The large slick was caused by a hydraulic fluid leak from a vehicle, most likely a truck.
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