5 cyclists killed, 3 injured in a crash on the Nevada Highway

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Pensacola, Fl

Five cyclists were killed and three others injured in a box truck accident on Interstate 95 in the US south of Boulder, officials of the Nevada Highway Patrol said.

The authorities said that the truck driver remained at the scene of the accident, and commercial units were called to inspect the car’s brakes, tires and general functions after the accident, 9:40 am.

Nevada State Department of Transportation spokesman Tony Elia said the truck collided with an escort vehicle that was following a group of about 20 passengers. Officials had initially reported four injuries, except for those who died.

A surviving cyclist said a bunch of riders were trying to get around the strong winds by jumping behind the safety car.

Authorities said cyclists had been hit by the truck from the rear after it had crossed into the bike lane for an unknown reason.

Highway Patrol officials said the driver was not believed to have been obstructed at the time of the accident. The driver’s name was not immediately revealed.

Authorities said five cyclists died at the scene. Their names were not immediately revealed.

They said that one of the injured riders was airlifted to hospital in critical condition, while another was transported in an ambulance in critical condition. A third cyclist was slightly injured.

Michael Anderson was one of the uninjured cyclists. He said the group of friends were preparing to ride nearly 130 miles across parts of Nevada and California as they have done for the past fifteen years.

“We do a Nipton Loop every year, and there are no problems,” Anderson said. “This year was in the wrong place, at the wrong time.”

Anderson, who was a Las Vegas police officer for 22 years before retiring last month, was passionate about the scene.

Anderson said, “I’ve seen things as a public service police officer … when they’re your friends, I’ve never seen that before.” “It’s the worst thing I could see in my life.”

5 cyclists killed, 3 injured in a crash on the Nevada Highway

Pensacola, Fl

Five cyclists were killed and three others injured in a box truck accident on Interstate 95 in the US south of Boulder, officials of the Nevada Highway Patrol said.

The authorities said that the truck driver remained at the scene of the accident, and commercial units were called to inspect the car’s brakes, tires and general functions after the accident, 9:40 am.

Nevada State Department of Transportation spokesman Tony Elia said the truck collided with an escort vehicle that was following a group of about 20 passengers. Officials had initially reported four injuries, except for those who died.

A surviving cyclist said a bunch of riders were trying to get around the strong winds by jumping behind the safety car.

Authorities said cyclists had been hit by the truck from the rear after it had crossed into the bike lane for an unknown reason.

Highway Patrol officials said the driver was not believed to have been obstructed at the time of the accident. The driver’s name was not immediately revealed.

Authorities said five cyclists died at the scene. Their names were not immediately revealed.

They said that one of the injured riders was airlifted to hospital in critical condition, while another was transported in an ambulance in critical condition. A third cyclist was slightly injured.

Michael Anderson was one of the uninjured cyclists. He said the group of friends were preparing to ride nearly 130 miles across parts of Nevada and California as they have done for the past fifteen years.

“We do a Nipton Loop every year, and there are no problems,” Anderson said. “This year was in the wrong place, at the wrong time.”

Anderson, who was a Las Vegas police officer for 22 years before retiring last month, was passionate about the scene.

Anderson said, “I’ve seen things as a public service police officer … when they’re your friends, I’ve never seen that before.” “It’s the worst thing I could see in my life.”

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