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Cars wreck next to vigil for Vegas teen killed in crash

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A three-vehicle wreck occurred Thursday evening at the site of a candlelight vigil for a teen hit and killed by a truck. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5) A three-vehicle wreck occurred Thursday evening at the site of a candlelight vigil for a teen hit and killed by a truck. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5)
People gathered to remember 14-year-old Helen Liu, who was hit and killed by a truck on Saturday. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5) People gathered to remember 14-year-old Helen Liu, who was hit and killed by a truck on Saturday. (Jon Castagnino/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A vehicle wreck occurred Thursday at the site where hundreds of people gathered to remember a teen who was hit and killed by a truck on Saturday.

The accident at the site of the vigil occurred about 5 p.m. at Blue Diamond and Cimarron roads.

Three cars were involved in the crash at the vigil. Police said a man was crossing Blue Diamond at Cimarron in a silver Toyota when he was struck by oncoming traffic.

Many of the approximately 200 people at the vigil burst into tears watching the wreck unfold.

All three occupants of the Toyota were injured. The driver was able to get out of the car, but his two passengers were briefly unconscious. When first responders arrived, the front passenger door had to be pried open.

The three victims were taken to University Medical Center Trauma, where one of them is listed in critical condition.

The crowd had gathered to remember Helen Liu, 14, who died Saturday when she and two other girls were hit by a truck on Blue Diamond.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said Helen and two 13-year-old girls were not in a marked crosswalk when they were struck just before 8:30 p.m.

Troopers said the other teens were rushed to University Medical Center. Friends said one is conscious and alert while the other remains in a coma.

Troopers said the man driving the truck that hit the teens was not speeding or suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He was not expected to face charges.

Helen Liu's parents were at the vigil Thursday night and witnessed the wreck.

"I was really terrified, you know. Some people here say this is Helen's way to warn again," said Hui Liu, Helen Liu's father.

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