Governor involved in Las Vegas car crash

Southwest intersection was closed for hours
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak attends the launch of the 100-megawatt MGM Resorts Mega Solar Array on June 28, 2021 in Dry Lake Valley, Nevada.
Steve Sisolak Photo credit Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak is recovering after being involved in a crash at a southwest Valley intersection.

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The accident happened just after 12:30pm Sunday at the intersection of Russell and Rainbow and involved a car being driven by Governor Sisolak and a second vehicle.

Both Sisolak and the second driver were taken to U.M.C., but neither were said to have suffered serious injuries. The Governor's office says Sisolak was released from the hospital and is currently resting at home.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.