MEDIA RELEASE 

Office of Public Information 

Captain Spencer Lewis 

Fire Chief Jayson Andrus 

Media Release # MFR 21032022-01 

For Immediate use 

Vehicle Accident I-15 Southbound 

Mesquite, NV (March 21, 2022) — Yesterday, March 20, 2022, just before 7 pm Mesquite Fire Rescue was dispatched to a vehicle accident on southbound I-15 near mile marker 117. The accident involved three semi-trucks and five-passenger vehicles. There were a total of 14 people involved. Extrication was needed to remove occupants from three vehicles and an extended extrication operation was required to remove the driver from one semi-truck. One person was transported by Mercy Air from the scene to a trauma center and four were transported by Mesquite Fire Rescue to a local hospital. All other people involved declined medical transport from the scene. Southbound I-15 was closed for several hours while the roadway was cleared for travel. 

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Contact person: Office of Public Information: Captain Spencer Lewis 

Address: 3 John Deere Drive, Mesquite, NV 89027 

Phone Number: (702) 379-0714 

Email Address: PIO-Fire@mesquitenv.gov 

Website: hp://Fire.MesquiteNV.gov 

Facebook: hps://www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVFire 

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