Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Traffic accident with injuries along Needles Highway.
According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, a traffic accident with injuries occurred along Needles Highway, approximately 3 miles south of the Avi Resort and Casino, in Needles, California.
The traffic accident was reported at 6:04pm PT on Sunday, November 19th, 2017.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the traffic accident was a “head on” crash blocking lanes.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department advised the California Highway Patrol that at least 3 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident.
Mohave Valley Fire Department along with San Bernardino County Fire Department, Fort Mohave Mesa fire department, Bullhead City Fire Department and Baker ambulance responded to the vehicle accident.
According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, at least 8 patients were transported, including 5 patients by ground and 3 patients by air to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
** Pictures from the Mohave Valley Fire Department: **
As seen in the pictures above from the Mohave Valley Fire Department, medical helicopters landed at the Avi Resort and Casino parking lot for air transport.
At this moment, the conditions on the patients are unknown.
Tow crews are cleaning up the damaged vehicles so to reopen the Needles Highway.
More information is still coming into ZachNews.