Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 | 4:21 p.m.
Area of accident
A wreck this afternoon shut down traffic on a portion of Desert Inn Road.
Metro Police Officer Laura Meltzer said the crash happened about 2:45 p.m. near Fort Apache and Desert Inn roads. One person was rushed to University Medical Center with serious injuries not thought to be life-threatening.
Meltzer said the eastbound lanes of Desert Inn were closed jut west of Fort Apache.
Motorists were advised to avoid the area shortly before 4 p.m., though Meltzer said the intersection was in the process of being cleared.