Wrong-Way Collision on Interstate 15 Left Four Fatalities

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 19, 2022) – Monday night, Erica Marie Morell and three others died in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 15.

The crash happened around 6:00 p.m., on the southbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 20.

Per reports, Morell was driving a red Cadillac north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 for reasons unknown. Eventually, she collided with a Toyota pickup-truck head-on, causing the Toyota to burst into flames.

Due to the impact of the collision, 37-year-old Morell succumbed to her injuries and pronounced dead.

Additionally, all three people inside the Toyota pickup were pronounced dead. Meanwhile, paramedics also rushed two people in other vehicles to a hospital for further treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

Following preliminary investigations, evidence revealed that drinking may have played a role in the collision. An active investigation remains underway at this time.


The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Erica Marie Morell and the other victims. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call them today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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