Traffic on northbound Interstate 15 was diverted to Craig Road after a fatal auto-pedestrian crash Saturday morning, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol Twitter account.
#TrafficAlert Fatal Auto-Pedestrian crash northbound I-15 south of Craig Rd. All travel lanes are closed. Traffic being diverted off of the highway at Craig Rd. PIO enroute. #drivesafenv #BuckleUp #NHPSoComm
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) August 24, 2019
The crash was reported around 4:10 a.m. and the road was re-opened just after 9 a.m., according to the PulsePoint app.
The circumstances around the crash remained unclear, but traffic was detoured off the highway just before Craig for nearly five hours while emergency crews responded to the scene.