Four Victims Dead after 6-Vehicle Accident near Mile Marker 20

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 13, 2022) – Monday, Erica Morell and three others were killed in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 15.

The accident occurred on the southbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 20. For reasons unknown, Morell was driving a red Cadillac north on the southbound lanes.

As a result, she then collided head-on with Toyota pickup-truck causing the Toyota to burst into flames. Amidst the chaos, four more vehicles became involved in the collision.

Consequently, all three occupants inside the Toyota died at the scene. Although, their identities remain undisclosed.

Paramedics also pronounced 37-year-old Morell, of Henderson dead at the scene due to blunt force trauma. Meanwhile, crews took two people in other vehicles to University Medical Center with unspecified injuries.

Officers closed the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 for about 10 hours during the investigation.

Following preliminary investigations, impairment is suspected to be a factor in the deadly crash. However, further circumstances surrounding the incident remain under active investigation.

The team at Sweet James sends their sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Erica Morell and the other deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength in the days ahead.

Losing a loved one in a car accident is always traumatic and affects all aspects of life of those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through and are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, and wrongful death. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week through email, text message, and online chat. To request a police report, click here.

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