Sparks Police began receiving emergency calls at 6:10 a.m. advising of an accident at Sparks Boulevard and Eagle Pass Road. When units arrived on scene, they found a blue 2003 Acura 2-door vehicle had come off of Sparks Boulevard into a field north of Eagle Pass Road. Vance and one other occupant were still in the vehicle. The passenger was able to be removed and was transported to Renown for non-life threatening injuries. The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and had to be extricated from the car.
Evidence of alcohol is present on the scene but toxicology reports are pending. The car is believed to have been traveling at a high rate of speed prior to the accident
The Sparks Police Department is asking that anyone who saw the accident or the vehicle traveling north bound on Sparks Boulevard to contact Sgt. Walsh at 353-2241 ext. 503.