The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office said multiple agencies were responding to the pile-up on the southbound 395 in Washoe Valley Sunday morning, and drivers had reported whiteout conditions.
“If you do not need to be out and about today, please stay home,” the sheriff’s office said.
Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue, one of the agencies that responded to the incident, said at least three people were taken to the hospital but their conditions are not yet known.
“Conditions are extreme in the Washoe Valley with 50 mph winds and white out conditions,” the agency said.
—Truckee Meadows Fire & Rescue (@TMFPD) December 26, 2021
In a tweet, the National Weather Service Office in Reno warned that drivers can expect delays on all roads, as strong winds create areas of considerable blowing snow.
—NWS Reno (@NWSReno) December 26, 2021
NWS Reno also advised people to stay home and said more snow was on the way.