December 11th According to a report by the Central News Agency, Nevada police said that on the 10th local time, a van collided with a group of cyclists, killing five cyclists and injuring three others.
The local transportation department reportedly said that the accident occurred at 9:40 a.m. A truck suddenly drove into the bicycle lane for unknown reasons and hit several cyclists who were riding, killing five people and injuring three others.
Among the three injured drivers, two were rushed to the hospital for serious injuries, and the other injured were less seriously injured.
After the incident, the relevant people checked the brakes, tires and overall performance of the truck. It is believed that the driver of the truck was not injured.
Nevada Department of Transportation spokesman Elijah said that the truck also allegedly hit the safety escort of the group of drivers.
Michael Anderson is one of the unhurt cyclists. He said he and his friends traveled nearly 130 miles across Nevada and California, as they have done in the past 15 years.” But this year happened to be in the wrong place and the wrong time.
Live video shows a white van parked beside the highway, showing signs of damage to the front of the car.