55% of Nevada fatal crashes caused by impairment, 2016-18

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Law enforcement officials trying to bolster safety on Nevada's roadways ahead of the upcoming holiday season are warning that impaired drivers continue to be a contributing factor in the majority of fatal traffic crashes in the state.

2-vehicle Blaine County crash downs power lines

A two-vehicle crash Tuesday evening in Blaine County caused one car to catch fire and power lines to fall across the road.

Blaine County Sheriff's deputies responded to the crash at State Highway 75 and U.S. 20 at approximately 5:30 p.m.