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I-11 double fatality crash early Sunday included wrong-way driver

Updated April 9, 2024 - 4:11 pm

It was a wrong-way driver that caused the two traffic fatalities on Interstate 11 near Boulder City just before 7 a.m. Sunday.

The preliminary investigation by the Nevada Highway Patrol indicated that a silver 2012 Hyundai Elantra was traveling the wrong way (southbound in the northbound travel lanes) on I-11, when it struck a gray Ford Escape that was traveling northbound in the far left lane of I-11. The vehicles collided at their right front and both driver’s were ejected, according to a news release.

The drivers, a man and a woman, were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been released by the Clark County coroner’s office following next of kin notification.

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