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I-15 Reopened Following Fatal Accident

(Las Vegas/KXNT) — One girl is dead and another has life-threatening injuries following a crash that closed I-15 northbound closed just past D Street for several hours.

Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Loy Hixson says the driver of an SUV lost control of her vehicle just after 8 a.m. Wednesday. Three juveniles were ejected.

All seven passengers, 1 adult and 6 children, were taken to University Medical Center.  A 9-year-old girl died at UMC, another girl has life-threatening injuries.

Trooper Hixson says the driver and four of the children are in stable condition.

I-15 northbound reopened around 11:30 a.m.

NHP is still investigating what cause the accident, but believe another car–possibly a silver 4-door–may have cut the SUV off.

They are asking anyone with information to contact the Highway Patrol at (702) 486-4100.

  • http://nevada.dotnewz.com/las-vegas/fatal-accident-shuts-down-i-15-northbound-lasvegas/ Fatal Accident Shuts Down I-15 Northbound #LasVegas | Nevada Newz

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