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At least four people have died in an accident that involved six vehicles on a Nevada highway, police confirmed.
The shock of terror occurred on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas, caused by a driver of a Cadillac traveling in the wrong direction down the highway.
At least six cars are believed to have been involved in the accident that occurred Monday night.
A red Cadillac was reportedly heading north in lanes with southbound traffic, before colliding with a Toyota pickup.
The Southern Command of the Nevada State Police Highway Patrol tweeted: “It has been confirmed that we have 4 fatalities with at least 6 vehicles involved.
“Expect IR15 southbound, south of Sloan, to be closed for about 5 hours.
“We will update when the travel lanes are open again.”
They had previously reported: “The IR15 freeway in Sloan is closed. All traffic is being diverted into Sloan, where you can access Las Vegas boulevard from there. “
All four drivers were killed after the cars caught fire, police told local media.
Police said the driver of the Cadillac may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
Four other cars involved included a Volvo, a Kia, and a truck. At least two other people were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital.
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