3 Killed In Fiery Wreck On Las Vegas Freeway; 2 In Truck Survive
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say two adults and a child were killed when their car collided with a pickup truck pulling an off-road vehicle on a Las Vegas freeway.
The man driving the pickup and his young daughter were uninjured and were able to get out of their vehicle before it caught fire and burned after the crash on Interstate 15 on Thursday.
A Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman said the car made a sudden lane change and hit a roadside cushion before colliding with the pickup. A third vehicle also was involved.
It struck the off-road vehicle that separated from the pickup after the initial collision. Nobody in the third vehicle was injured.No identities were released.