CARSON CITY, Nev. (KOLO) - The Carson City Sheriff’s Office says several teenagers are being treated after rolling their SUV on Kings Canyon.
Photo courtesy: Carson City Sheriff's Office Twitter
A Go Fund Me page has been set up for the injured.
According to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong, there were seven teenagers in the SUV when it rolled just before 11 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2017. Five were not wearing seat belts.
The crash happened west of Kings Canyon Road near Longview Way. The teenagers, all 16 or 17 years old, were taken to hospitals. Two have life-threatening injuries; three others are in critical condition.
Carson City School District Superintendent Richard Stokes released the following statement about the crash:
"We are truly saddened to learn of the horrific accident involving our students, their families and our community. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with all affected by this tragic event."
Kings Canyon Road was closed overnight but has since been reopened.
The crash is under investigation. It is unclear if alcohol or other drugs were factors.