Driver Airlifted after Three-Vehicle Collision near Primm
LAS VEGAS, NV (January 14, 2022) – Monday afternoon, eight victims including three children were hurt in a big-rig crash on Interstate 15.
According to reports, the collision occurred around 1:25 p.m., near the California State Line. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after receiving multiple dispatch calls.
For reasons unknown, the driver of a semi-truck rear-ended a Dodge Ram. The impact then caused the Ram to rear-end a Bentley SUV.
The five occupants inside the Dodge Ram, one child and four adults, suffered non life-threatening injuries. However, medics airlifted the driver to a local hospital for further treatment.
Meanwhile, the adult driver of the Bentley and two children also sustained non-life threatening injuries. Paramedics transported all the injured occupants to UMC hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the semi-truck did not acquire injuries and showed no signs of impairment.
At this time, further details surrounding the collision have not been provided. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.
One small driving mistake can easily lead to multi-vehicle accidents. That is why it is important to always keep your attention on the road and your surroundings when behind the wheel. Also, do not not put yourself and your passengers in danger by speeding and taking shortcuts. By driving defensively and always abiding by all traffic laws, you can keep yourself and others safe on the road.
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