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National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release
For Immediate Release: June 23, 2014
Release No.: 2014-39
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-283-2344
NORTHSHORE ROAD TEMPORARILY CLOSED AFTER FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Northshore Road is temporarily closed between Lakeshore Road and Lake Mead Boulevard within Lake Mead National Recreation Area due to a fatal motor vehicle accident. The road is expected to remain closed for most of the afternoon.
At 10:16 a.m. June 23, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interagency Communication Center received an emergency call reporting a head on collision involving two vehicles near mile marker 2.
Emergency crews from the National Park Service and Henderson Fire Department responded to the scene. One adult male was pronounced dead. The Clark County Medical Examiner will determine cause of death and confirm his identity after next of kin have been notified.
Two others were transported to area hospitals by Mercy Air.
Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.