According to Nevada Highway Patrol the crash happened at around 8:50 Tuesday night just north of Cave Rock on Highway 50.
Troopers say they believe at around 8:40 Tuesday night an SUV crossed the double yellow lines and side swiped another SUV before hitting a mini-van head on.
Out of the 17 people involved 8 people were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
UPDATE: The eastbound side of the road has re-opened. News 4 has learned 3 people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, 16 people were involved in the crash.
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - A three vehicle crash on Highway 50 at Cave Rock has the road closed in both directions.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol the crash was reported around 8:50 P.M. We have not been able to confirm how many people are injured or what types of cars were involved but as of now we know that there were no deaths.