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16-Year Old Unlicensed Driver in Serious Condition Following I-15 Rollover

Thursday July 25, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7266 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 07-25-2019 13:22)

Section: 11 // District: B
Date: 07-25-2019
Time: 04:40
Location: I-15, 11 miles south of Beaver
Mile Post: 98
Travel Direction: South
Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol

Initial Description:
At about 0440 hours this morning a gray Nissan Rogue, driven by an unlicensed 16 year old male, was traveling southbound on I-15 near mile post 98. The passenger, a 24 year old male, stated they were traveling 100 miles per hour when the vehicle left the roadway. The vehicle climbed the embankment and rolled as it contacted the freeway fence. The vehicle rolled several times. The driver was not restrained and was completely ejected from the vehicle. The driver sustained severe, non-life threatening injuries. The passenger was properly restrained and received only minor injuries. Both occupants were transported by ambulance to Valley View Medical Center in Cedar City. The driver was then air lifted to Dixie Regional Medical Center.

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Marissa Cote
Public Relations Director
Department of Public Safety
MVILLASENOR@UTAH.GOV

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