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7 people injured in crash near Lake Mead on Saturday

7 people injured in Saturdaycrash near Lake Mead
7 people injured in Saturdaycrash near Lake Mead
7 people injured in Saturdaycrash near Lake Mead
7 people injured in Saturdaycrash near Lake Mead
7 people injured in Saturdaycrash near Lake Mead
Posted at 7:16 AM, Jul 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-24 12:33:52-04

Seven people were involved in a two-car crash on Lakeshore Road within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The road is closed in both directions. 

The crash occurred near mile marker 4 around 5:30 p.m July 22. The National Park Service, Boulder City Fire Department and Paramedics, Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada Department of Wildlife, Mercy Air and Community Ambulance responded. Two patients were transported in critical condition. The other five had non life-threatening injuries. 

As of 10 p.m., the road remains closed in both directions. The incident is under investigation. No further details are available at this time.