Multiple motorcycle crash leaves 2 dead, 3 injured

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Updated: 6/07/2014 9:43 pm
UPDATE 10:48AM--
According to NHP Sgt. Frank Hernandez, the accident involved 3 motorcycles leaving 2 motorists dead and 3 more injured.

2 of the 3 injured are in serious condition while 1 other is left with minor injuries and all will be transported to Renown.

According to Sgt. Hernandez, the preliminary investigation finds that one of the motorcycles went veered left from the center of the road and collided with the 2nd motorcycle that's when the 3rd motorcycle collided into the initial accident ejecting all riders from their motorcycles.

Geiger Grade will remain closed at Rim Rock Dr and Cartwright for several hours.

Speed or alcohol is yet to be determined as factors in the accident.

UPDATE-- 10:25am:
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, two people are confirmed dead and one other who is in critical condition will be taken by Careflight to Renown.

Reno, Nv (KRNV & MYNEWS4.COM)-- NHP is responding to a multiple motorcycle accident that has left at least 1 person dead.
According to NHP Trooper Dave Gibson, the accident happened around 9:15 Saturday morning approximately one mile up from the 7-11 on Geiger Grade.

News 4 is told that both lanes on the Grade will be closed for several hours.
There is no confirmed number on how many motorcycles were involved in the crash.

Stay tuned to News 4 for the very latest on this accident.

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