Crash Near Calif. Casino Injures 14, 2 Critically

By Salon Staff
January 1, 2012 2:18PM (UTC)
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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say 14 people are injured following a crash near a California casino.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports ( ) that two people suffered critical injuries in the crash at 8 p.m. Saturday near the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula

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The paper says fire officials reported four others had moderate injuries and eight sustained minor injuries.

Casino spokesman Robert Bledsoe tells the paper that a shuttle carrying New Year's revelers from the casino to their cars may have been driving on an access road when it collided with a vehicle exiting the casino area.

There was no immediate word from the California Highway Patrol on the cause of the crash.


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