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ATV riders injuries at Wheeler Pass, airlifted to UMC

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Updated: 8/31 2:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- A man and woman have suffered injuries in an ATV accident in Wheeler Pass northwest of Las Vegas this morning.

Few details are available about the 9:30 a.m. accident because it is in a remote area only accessible by helicopter, Metro Lt. John Liberty told News 3 shortly after 11 a.m.

"There were six people involved, but only two were injured. The woman has injuries to her head while the man has neck, back and hip injuries," Liberty said.

The victims were flown to UMC Trauma by Mercy Air shortly after noon. 

No specifics were available about how the accident occurred, Liberty said.


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