A truck driver is in critical condition after the semi-truck he was driving rolled off Interstate 15 and into the desert on Saturday around 3:30 p.m.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, the accident happened on Interstate 15 southbound between Sloan and Jean.
Interstate 15 was temporarily closed to traffic for the landing of a rescue helicopter, and the driver was transported to University Medical Center.
The semi-truck was not attached to a trailer.
Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
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