The rabbit distracted commuters near U.S. Highway 95 and Charleston.
The Area 51 Basecamp event in Hiko and Alienstock in Rachel are expected to drum up traffic congestion, causing drivers long waits in their vehicles in mainly rural areas.
The popular “Extraterrestrial Highway” sign has been abducted by state transportation officials ahead of next week’s planned “Storm Area 51” related events.
Nevada made it through the bulk of the so-called “100 deadliest days” on roads with consecutive monthly drops in crash-related fatalities.
The crash Wednesday afternoon closed southbound U.S. Highway 95 and northbound Interstate 11, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.