Injury Accident Shuts Down Highway 50 at Dump Hill

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CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Two people are hurt after a crash that shut down Highway 50 at Dump Hill outside Carson City.

Two cars were involved, and the drivers of both were sent to Carson Tahoe Hospital. The extent of injuries hasn't been determined. No one else was in either car.

The eastbound lanes are open, with the westbound lanes closed until further notice.

The Nevada Highway Patrol hasn't determined the cause of the crash, which happened about 12:30PM.

A KOLO 8 News Now viewer sent in photographs of the accident and subsequent traffic backup.