A Carson City man died Saturday from injuries sustained from a single-vehicle crash.
At 12:20 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol was dispatched to the intersection of South Carson Street and Koontz Lane. Matthew Arnold, 40, was traveling northbound on South Carson Street when Arnold’s vehicle left the road on the northeast corner of South Carson Street and Koontz Lane and struck a signal light post head on. It is unknown why the car crashed, but Arnold was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Arnold was transported to Renown Medical Center by Care Flight, with life-threatening injuries. He died at 1:40 a.m., from his injuries.
Alcohol and or drugs are being investigated as a possible factor, NHP said.
This area of South Carson Street is three lanes in each direction and the speed limit is 45 mph with spot roadway lighting.
Anyone who may have witnessed or have information on this incident contact Trooper Albert Sevier of the NHP’s Carson City District at 775-684-7381 or at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding case number NHP-150402136.