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Additional details on the injury crash on I-15 at 6800 S

Thursday January 23, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7710 (Hwy Closure / Initial Information / Sent: 01-23-2020 08:57)

Section: 4 // District: E

Date: 01-23-2020

Time: 07:29

Location: I-15

Mile Post: 297

Travel Direction: South

Inv. Agency: UHP

Initial Description:
Just prior to 7200 South traffic was quickly slowing. A box truck was rear ended by a flatbed semi truck causing the box truck to overturn onto its side and slide into another vehicle. Three other passenger vehicles were involved with initial crash. The male driver and only occupant of the box truck was transported to IMC in critical condition. A second adult male was also transported to IMC in serious but not life threatening condition. Southbound I-15 was diverted to I-215 South. Freeway expected to be opened at approximately 0945.

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Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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