A Nevada witness at Las Vegas reported watching a hovering, saucer-shaped object about 60 feet above I-15, according to testimony in Case 82427 from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.
The witness was driving north away from Las Vegas at about 9 p.m. on February 25, 2017, when the incident occurred.
“There were many cars on I-15, in both directions,” the witness stated. “I was headed toward Valley of Fire about three to five miles ahead. The sky was very dark, unable to see any stars, when I witnessed three lights ahead, hovering above I-15.”
“There was one red, blinking light on the top, one white, solid light approximately 40 feet below it, and there seemed to be another white light moving from right to left crossing the path around the other lights. I’ve lived in the Las Vegas area many years and have seen about everything.”
The witness wondered what the object was.
“I figured it was a helicopter or some kind of electric or construction area. I could see nothing approaching the overhead light, just pitch-black sky. Then nearly underneath the light, I leaned forward on my steering wheel, and looked up, just as the red light flashed from above. I saw the complete silhouette of a very large flying saucer. I was shocked. This was the last thing I was expecting to see. The red flash slowly dissipated over the round edge of the disc as I passed under it. I don't think anyone else on the I-15 passing under it realized what it was. I pulled into the Valley of Fire exit a few minutes later and looked back. Nothing in the sky but stars and a few clouds with a clear view. I don't know why the sky was so black at the sighting.”
Nevada MUFON State Director Sandra Countiss investigated this case and closed it as an Unknown.
“It was a sphere that hovered above the highway in front of him,” Countiss wrote in her report. “He could not see any specific structural features. It was larger than the car, 31-100 feet in size. Its color was unknown, but had red and white lights, with another white light moving between the red and white ones back and forth. It was pulsating and had no emission and no sound, about 90-degrees above the witness. Its lowest altitude appeared to be about the height of a treetop. Distance from the witness about 21-100 feet above him as he passed under it over the highway. No landing was seen, and no other planes or helicopters were in the area.”