Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-09-05 20:42:14 –
PAHRUMP (KTNV) —Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident near Pahrump on Sunday night.
Troopers say they were summoned to a two-vehicle collision reported on State Highway 160 at Mile Marker 43 around 4 pm
# Fatal NB of SR160 and MM43CL. It was confirmed that one person had died (near Pahrump). Currently, the NB lane is closed and the SB lane is open. #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #slow down #NhpSocomm
— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) September 5, 2021
According to NHP, both vehicles were traveling north on the SR160 when one collided with the other for unknown reasons.
The vehicle that collided had eight occupants on board and fell after the collision.
According to officials, the boy died on the scene and the other seven were transferred to Desertview Hospital in an unknown state.
The drivers of other vehicles were also taken to Desert View Hospital in unknown condition.
The NHP states that road closures continue on-site for field investigations with the support of Nye County authorities.
— Nye County Sheriff (@NyeSheriff) September 5, 2021