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Two Die in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Overnight on I-70

September 18, 2020

At 11:07 pm on September 17th, 2020 on I-70 at mile marker 89, (East of Salina) a small white vehicle was called in to dispatchers as driving wrong-way on I-70 near MP 84. It was reported that the vehicle was traveling East in the Westbound lanes. A few minutes later, Richfield Communication Center received a […]

Fatal crash on US-89 and Crestwood Rd in Kaysville

September 16, 2020

At 8 pm on September 16th, 2020, two motorcycle riders were traveling southbound on US-89 at Crestwood Road in Kaysville. One male rider on one bike and a female on another. A driver of a passenger car was traveling northbound On US-89 and made a left turn from a left turn lane directly in front […]

Motorcyclist dies after skidding into oncoming traffic on SR-24 at MM 73 near Torrey, UT.

September 15, 2020

At 1512 hours on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020, the driver of a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling in a large group on SR-24 near MM 73. There was tire debris in the road and the front two motorcycles slowed down to avoid the debris. The driver of the Harley Davidson slowed to avoid the front […]

Accident I-15 northbound Parrish Lane

September 13, 2020

On September 13, 2020, at approximately 0051 hours, troopers in Davis County were dispatched to an accident on I-15 northbound near Parrish Lane in Centerville. The driver of a Ford passenger car left the roadway to the right. There was a red Audi passenger car that was stopped on the shoulder of the road. The […]

Semi Crash at Highway 89 and Bear Lake Blvd.

August 25, 2020

Around 7 o’clock PM, a concrete pumper truck failed to stop at the intersection of Highway 89 and Bear Lake Boulevard in Garden City, Utah. Witnesses said that the truck’s brakes appeared to be on fire moments before it crashed into the Lighthouse Landing Gift Shop building. The only injuries were sustained the truck driver. […]

Fatal Auto Vs. Pedestrian near Helper, Utah

August 24, 2020

On Sunday: 23 August 2020. At approximately 1:10 PM a westbound pickup truck struck a pedestrian who was walking westbound on SR 6 in the emergency lane, this was near mile marker 233. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries. The driver of the pick-up truck failed to remain on scene. A UHP trooper located a truck […]

Fatal Auto Vs. Pedestrian on I-15 at 4500 in Murray

August 22, 2020

On Saturday morning at approximately 4:30, a white SUV was traveling southbound on I-15 at the top of the 4500 South off ramp. The SUV struck a pedestrian and continued driving. A citizen followed the SUV and call 911 to report it’s recklessly driving. Murray PD located the suspect vehicle and stopped it. Murray PD […]

Fatal Auto vs Pedestrian Crash on SR-36 at Cimmarron Way

August 20, 2020

 At 06:13 am on August 20th, 2020, Troopers were notified of an auto pedestrian crash on SR-36 at milepost 58 near Cimmarron Way.  Sadly, the pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene.  The pedestrian was running on the right shoulder of southbound traffic in an unknown direction. Physical evidence indicates the driver of a 2016 Ford […]

Fatal Crash on SR-73 at Mile Post 9

August 17, 2020

At 17:36 hours on August 17th, 2020, a blue BMW passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on SR-73 at approximately mile marker 9. The BMW had just passed a pickup truck at a high rate of speed. For an unknown reason the driver went off of the road to the left. The driver and only occupant […]

Motorcyclist dies following crash on SR-167 at MP 9 (Trapper’s Loop).

August 17, 2020

At 1539 hours on August 16th, 2020, a 2015 Honda CBR550 motorcycle with a solo male rider was traveling southbound on SR-167 at mile post 9. It appears that the rider was traveling outside of the envelope of his abilities as he entered an uphill left hand turn. The rider was traveling in lane one […]

Wrong way driver dies after driving head-on into a semi on I-84

August 17, 2020

On August 16, 2020, at 2317, troopers received calls about a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound travel lanes near Morgan City.  Several units responded and more calls came in.  At 2323 hours, a caller indicated that there had been a collision.  The wrong way vehicle, a Ford Crown Victoria sedan, had crashed head-on into […]

Fatal Crash on SR-132 MM 42

July 30, 2020

        At 0842 hours on July 30th, 2020, the driver of a 1999 Ford Explorer was traveling east on SR 132 (Nephi Canyon) near mile marker 42. The driver drove off the right side of the road. He overcorrected coming back onto the roadway, crossing both travel lanes and off the westbound […]

Fatal Crash on US-6 at MM 193

July 29, 2020

At 1630 hours on July 28th, 2020 on US Highway 6 at mile marker 193, a double tanker semi was westbound on the roadway and either slowed or stopped completely in the single westbound lane. A westbound Dodge pickup behind the semi failed to stop and struck the left rear corner of the second trailer. […]

SR 150 Mirror Lake Fatal Crash

July 26, 2020

On 7/25/20 at approximaltey 9:40 am, a sixty-five year old male was traveling on SR 150 Mirror Lake Highway when he struck a deer on his motorcycle near milepost 43. The driver was wearing full protective gear including helmet, leather, and riding boots. The driver was transported by air with life-threatening injuries. SR 150 was […]

Suicidal Subject I-15 /SR-92

July 25, 2020

On Saturday, July 25, 2020, at about 11:52 witnesses reported that an adult male had climbed up onto the side of I-15 at milepost 284 and looked like he might jump off the bridge. Shortly after it was reported that the male had jumped and had no pulse. Rescue attempts were made and Lifeflight was […]

Auto Pedestrain I-80 mm 37

July 25, 2020

At 1:21 am on 7/25/20 a Honda Civic containing three occupants was leaving Wendover, Nevada heading eastbound on I-80 towards SLC. At mile marker 37, two passengers who had been drinking needed to use the restroom. The driver pulled over and let the two passengers out. While pulled over, one of the passengers began to […]

Fatal Crash on I-84 MM 95

July 18, 2020

At approximately 18:21 hours, on 07/17/2020, Troopers were notified of a crash blocking the freeway on I-84 westbound at milepost 95. Upon arrival, Troopers found that there were two vehicles involved. A BMW passenger car was traveling eastbound on I-84 near milepost 95 at a high rate of speed according to witnesses.  A Mercury passenger […]

Fatal Crash Involving Tandem Cyclists on SR-201

July 16, 2020

On 7/16/20, at 0546 hours, a man and a woman were riding a tandem bike on SR-201 at 9200 West in the westbound lanes. A white sedan was traveling westbound at the same location. The area was dark with minimal lighting. The tandem bike was veering to the right, when it crossed in front of […]

Fatal Crash on I-70 at MM 139

July 16, 2020

This morning on I-70 at MM 139 at 1:30 am, Troopers responded to a fatal crash involving a Hyundai Sonata that was eastbound when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and drove straight off road where the road made a right hand turn. The vehicle left the roadway and rolled. The fatally injured person […]

Truck drivers stop to assist State Trooper

July 12, 2020

On July 9th 2020 around 1:12 PM Troopers were dispatched to the area of I-15 southbound just prior to the 200 North exit to Kaysville, for a pedestrian walking on the interstate. Trooper Justin Law responded to the area and located a male subject walking along the concrete barrier in the left shoulder. Unsure of […]

Four juveniles ejected on I-15 near Scipio

July 9, 2020

  A maroon 1999 Dodge Caravan was traveling north on I-15 near mile post 194. This area is at the beginning of a construction project. The Dodge Caravan was traveling in the left lane and attempting to pass a semi as they entered a transition zone of the construction area where the left lane tapered […]

Fatal Accident on I-15 near Mile Marker 231

July 2, 2020

 On July 2, 2020, at approximately 1830 hours, a Toyota Land Cruiser was traveling south on I-15 near mile marker 231. For an unknown reason, the driver lost control, traveled into the right lane, and struck a Chevy Silverado. The Land Cruiser continued off the right shoulder where it began to roll. The vehicle continued […]

Details on a Triple Fatal Crash on SR-276 MM 83

July 2, 2020

        On July 1, 2020, at approximately 2252 hours, the driver and two additional occupants were southbound on SR-276 near milepost 83 in a Toyota Tacoma when the driver swerved to the right causing the vehicle to drive off the shoulder of the road. The driver over-corrected to the left. This caused […]

Additional Details on the Triple Fatal Crash on SR-18 MM 9

July 1, 2020

At about 1:30 pm on July 1st, 2020 the male driver of a black Cadillac SUV was northbound on SR-18 just past the Ledges exit. For an unknown reason, the vehicle drifted to the left into the southbound travel lanes. The driver of the Cadillac SUV sideswiped a silver Ford Focus, causing the female driver […]

Motorcyclist Killed on I-80

June 20, 2020

On Saturday, June 20, 2020 around 3:30pm, a 43 year old male was traveling above the posted speed limit going eastbound on I-80 near milepost 158 on a 2011 Harley Davidson. The rider failed to negotiate a bend in the roadway and lost control, crashing in the median.  Several witnesses stopped to render first-aid but […]

Wrong way driver dies in Fatal Crash on I-80 in Tooele County

June 17, 2020

At about 47 minutes after midnight on Wednesday, June 17th, 2020, Troopers were called to a wrong way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-80 at mile post 64 in Tooele County. Before Troopers could get to the wrong way driver, it collided with a semi-truck head on near mile post 56. The […]

High Winds Across the Beehive State.

June 5, 2020

High winds have turned over semi trucks from I-15 to I-80. An empty semi blew over and is blocking both southbound lanes of I-15 at mile marker 232 in Juab County.  The driver had minor injuries and was transported. I-15 is now reopened.   At 6:40 pm a semi blew over at MP 27 westbound […]

Utah Highway Patrol Memorial Day Weekend Recap

May 26, 2020

State Troopers had a busy weekend with their enforcement efforts, highlighted by 54 DUI arrests and zero fatal crashes on UHP patrolled roadways. From 0001 hours on May 22 through 2359 hours on May 25Traffic Stops: 4,732Speed Citations/Warnings issued: 3,481Speed Citations Issued for over 100 mph: 119Reckless Driving Arrests: 17DUI Arrests: 54Pursuits: 2Crashes Investigated: 182

Wrong way driver causes fatal crash on I-15 in Lindon

May 20, 2020

        On May 19th, 2020, at 11:35 PM, UHP Dispatchers received reports of a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-15 at MM 273 in Lindon.  There was a collision between that vehicle and a southbound vehicle.  The driver of one of the vehicles, a 28-year-old male, was unrestrained and […]

Passenger dies following injuries sustained in crash on I-15 SB MM 248

May 15, 2020

        At about 1700 hours on Thursday, May 14th, 2020, the driver of a Lincoln sedan entered southbound I-15 from 800 South in Payson.  They began to drift left, swerved back to the right, then swerved hard left, going into the far left lane.  Their sedan was struck directly in the driver […]

Details on the fatal crash on I-15 SB at MM 319 in Davis County

May 13, 2020

        At approximately 1132 hours, on May 13th, 2020, a passenger vehicle was traveling southbound on I-15 in Centerville near mile marker 319.  The driver was in a center lane of I-15 when they realized they needed to take the Parrish Lane off ramp.  They crossed the right lane into the gore […]

Fatal Crash: San Juan County on SR-191 at Milepost 78

May 11, 2020

On Sunday, May 10, 2020 just before 10:00pm, there was a three vehicle crash at milepost 78 on SR-191. A black Ford F-350 pulling a 25 foot enclosed trailer was traveling northbound in front of a red Chevrolet Tahoe. The Tahoe was attempting to pass the Ford in a no passing zone when it collided, […]

Fatal Crash: Parley’s Canyon, Wrong-Way

May 10, 2020

On Saturday, May 9, 2020 at approximately 11:41 pm, there were multiple reports of a silver passenger car driving westbound in eastbound lanes near milepost 141 on I-80 in Parley’s Canyon.  Moments later, with several troopers responding from Salt Lake and Summit County, further reports came in of a serious crash just three miles from […]

Fatal Crash Near Milepost 156 on SR-6

May 1, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7882 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-01-2020  16:26) Notification Made By: Sgt. Cameron RodenSection: 6 // District: A Date: 05-01-2020 Time: 10:30 Location: SR-6 Milepost 156 Mile Post: 156 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        On Friday, May 1st, 2020, at about 1030 hours, […]

Fatal Crash overnight on I-15 NB at MM 129

April 29, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7878 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 04-29-2020  02:14) Section: 11 Date: 04-28-2020 Time: 21:23 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 129 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        On April 28, 2020 at approximately 21:23 hours a gray KIA Optima occupied by a 30 year […]

Fatal Crash in Iron County on SR-56

April 28, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7877 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 04-28-2020  12:29) Section: 11 // District: Date: 04-28-2020 Time: 06:51 Location: SR-56, Iron Springs Road Mile Post: 56 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        On April 28, 2020 at approximately 6:51 hours a black Mitsubishi Eclipse, […]

I-80 Westbound at milepost 137 closed

April 26, 2020

At approximately 11:30 A.M on April 26, 2020, a Semi trucking was traveling westbound on I-80 at milepost 137. The semi was hauling double tanks, the second tank somehow became detached and rolled. The Semi and first tank pulled to the shoulder while the second tank remained blocking all three westbound lanes. The tank contains […]

Additional details on the Fatal Crash at 4200 W SR-201 WB.

April 20, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7865 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 04-20-2020  12:26) Section: 4 // District: I Date: 04-20-2020 Time: 10:10 Location: SR-201 Westbound 4200 West Mile Post: 12 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        On April 20, 2020 at 10:10 AM a white Ford F150 […]

AMBER Alert update

April 19, 2020

Following an AMBER Alert that did not include complete information early Sunday, the Department of Public Safety will pause the sending future AMBER Alerts through the Wireless Emergency Alert system. We are conducting a thorough review of the system. This means WEA will not be available for local law enforcement agencies to send AMBER Alerts […]

Details on the Fatal Crash I-15 NB at MM 105 near Beaver, Ut

April 15, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7850 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 04-13-2020  19:23) Section: 11 // District: Date: 04-13-2020 Time: 16:02 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 105 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        On April 13, 2020, Section 11 District B Troopers were dispatched to a single vehicle […]

Details on the Cache County crash involving a loose horse

April 13, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7849 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 04-13-2020  13:34) Section: 1 // District: B Date: 04-13-2020 Time: 07:30 Location: US-91 Mile Post: 36 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        This morning at approximately 0730, two horses were loose on State Highway 91, 1-mile […]

Fatal Crash I-15 1200 North

April 13, 2020

On April 13, 2020, at 0306 hours Troopers were dispatched to a blocking crash at I-15 Southbound and 1200 North. Troopers arrived on the scene and saw that medical personnel were working on a male that had been ejected out of the vehicle. This is a single-vehicle crash with only one occupant and the vehicle […]

Fatal Crash SR-201

April 11, 2020

On April 11, 2020, at approximately 12:02 PM A white Aston Martin was traveling at a high rate of speed which was estimated by witnesses. The Aston Martin was eastbound on SR-201 just east of 900 West at approximately 800 West.  The Aston Martin was swerving through traffic when the front driver side caught the […]

Critical injury crash closes I-15 NB at 11400 South

April 8, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7837 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 04-08-2020  16:34) Section: 4 // District: I Date: 04-08-2020 Time: 14:23 Location: I-15 Northbound 11400 South Mile Post: 293 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        On April 8, 2020, at 1423 hours, a Red Honda Civic […]

Fatal Crash 1900 W Midland Drive in West Haven

April 8, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7835 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-08-2020  14:14) Section: 15 // District: E Date: 04-08-2020 Time: 06:37 Location: 1900 W Midland Drive Mile Post: Travel Direction: South/East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A silver passenger car was traveling southbound on 1900 West in the left turn […]

Additional Details on the Fatal Crash at US-89 MM 297

April 6, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7833 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-06-2020  13:20) Section: 6 // District: D Date: 04-06-2020 Time: 11:36 Location: US-89 Mile Post: 297 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A Silver Ford passenger car was travelling northbound on US-89 at milepost 297. This area of highway consists of […]

Stolen Vehicle Chase in Salt Lake Valley

April 5, 2020

April 5, at 4:30 pm (with information from Salt Lake Dispatch) UHP Troopers pursued a stolen vehicle eastbound on I-80, starting near the entrance of Parleys Canyon. The pursuit continued east into Summit County. The stolen vehicle, a blue 2018 Chrysler 300, turned back west at SR40. The pursuit continued west on I-80 and then […]

Additional details on the critical injury crash on I-15 SB at 5400 S in Murray

April 1, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7823 (Hwy Closure / Initial Information / Sent: 04-01-2020 19:41) Section: 4 Date: 04-01-2020 Time: 18:23 Location: 5400 South I-15 southbound Mile Post: 299.9 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:On April 1, 2020 at approximately 1823 hours, a white Subaru was traveling south on I-15 near 5400 south with a […]

Fatal crash on SR-18 MM 5 just outside of St. George

March 31, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7820 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-31-2020  21:49) Section: 12 // District: B Date: 03-31-2020 Time: 18:20 Location: SR-18 Mile Post: 5 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:         On March 31, at about 1820 hours, a white Infinity G35 was traveling northbound on SR-18. The driver lost […]

Fatal crash on SR-100 at MM 8 near Fillmore

March 30, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7819 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 03-30-2020 15:33) Section: 14 // District: B Date: 03-30-2020 Time: 12:00 Location: SR-100 Mile Post: 8 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: At approximately 1200 hours today, on SR-100 west of Fillmore, a landowner was burning stubble from a field adjacent […]

Fatal crash near milepost 62 on I-15

March 29, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7818 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-29-2020  18:47) Section: 11 // District: A Date: 03-29-2020 Time: 15:05 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 62 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:         Vehicle no.1 was a 1993 Toyota 4- Runner. The driver of vehicle no.1 was driving south on […]

Dash cam video of a Davis County Trooper’s actions during a high risk incident

March 25, 2020

The below video shows the events that unfolded on the morning of March 25th, 2020 at approximately 8:22 am, A Davis County Trooper observed a pick-up truck traveling at freeway speeds suddenly swerve into the barrier on I-15 in Kaysville at mile post 327. The truck continued to impact the center median barrier even losing […]

Tactical Flight Officer’s helmet cam of an injured skier’s rescue

February 26, 2020

In the evening of February 19th, 2020, the DPS Helicopter was used to hoist a critically injured skier off the mountains west of Mapleton, UT. Below you can download the video from the Tactical Flight Officer’s helmet camera.

Trooper successfully intercepts wrong way DUI driver on I-80 at MM 107

February 25, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7746 (Crash – DPS Involved / Initial Information / Sent: 02-16-2020  23:41) Section: 4 // District: C Date: 02-16-2020 Time: 22:49 Location: I-80 West milepost 107 Mile Post: 107 Travel Direction: West Initial Description:        On February 16, 2020 at approximately 2249 hours, dispatch advised of a wrong way vehicle […]

Two critically injured in vehicle rollover on US 89 near Fairview

February 25, 2020

Section: 10 // District: B Date: 02-24-2020 Time: 20:26 Location: US-89 Mile Post: 281 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:A 1999 Chevy Suburban was traveling South on US-89 near MP 281. A deer stepped out onto the road in the lane of travel. The suburban struck the deer, ran off the […]

Protected: DPS Case #20DP00013

February 20, 2020

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Head-on crash on US-189 near Wallsburg

February 18, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7751 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 02-18-2020 15:16) Section: 7 // District: C Date: 02-18-2020 Time: 12:40 Location: US-189 Mile Post: 20 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On February 18, 2020 at approximately 1240 hours a silver 2004 Toyota Corolla was traveling south on […]

Serious injury on icy I-80

February 17, 2020

At 6:45 on February 17th a single vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-80 at 1100 East. The investigation of the accident determined that a Ford Ranger pickup was traveling too fast for conditions on icy roads. The pickup impacted the right concrete barrier and ejected an unrestrained passenger through the passenger side window, the 22-year-old […]

State Trooper stops a wrong way vehicle. Driver is DUI.

February 17, 2020

On February 16, at approximately 10:49 pm, Highway Patrol Dispatch was notified of a wrong way vehicle. A four door silver sedan was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes. The vehicle was first reported at mile 104 on I-80. A reponding trooper slowed down traffic as he traveled toward the area of the reported wrong […]

Injury Crash on I-15 NB at MM 48

February 10, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7737 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 02-10-2020 20:38) Section: 11 // District: A Date: 02-10-2020 Time: 18:29 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 48 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On I-15 near mile 48 Northbound there was a black Jeep Wrangler and a black Peterbuilt semi […]

UHP Troopers seize 2,149 THC vape cartridges following a traffic stop near Cedar City

January 30, 2020

Just before midnight Wednesday evening, on I-15 northbound at mile marker 62, a trooper observed the driver of a Chrysler 200 speeding and fail to signal a lane change. He initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and became aware of possible criminal behavior from the two vehicle occupants. An odor of cannabis was present […]

Serious injury crash on SR-165 at 1700 S near Logan,

January 30, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7717 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 01-30-2020 01:30) Section: 1 // District: A Date: 01-29-2020 Time: 22:05 Location: SR-165 1700 S Mile Post: 10 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:Just after 10:00 p.m., the driver of a Chevy Tahoe was southbound on State Route-165 at […]

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

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 […]

Additional details on the auto pedestrian crash on SR-224 in Park City

January 23, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7709 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 01-23-2020 08:54) Section: 7 // District: A Date: 01-23-2020 Time: 06:39 Location: SR-224, Lame Dog Lane Mile Post: 5.9 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:On January 23 2020 at 06:39, A female pedestrian was crossing SR-224 near Lame Dog […]

Additional details on the fatal crash at MM 16 on SR-18.

January 14, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7696 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 01-14-2020 18:14) Section: 12 // District: A Date: 01-14-2020 Time: 13:38 Location: SR-18 Mile Post: 15 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:On 1/14/2020 at approximately 13:38 hours, Dispatch advised of a head on collision on SR-18 near milepost 15. A four […]

Tulare County California Homicide Suspects Arrested Near Green River Last Night

January 6, 2020

DPS Incident Notification 7683 (Pursuit / Supplemental Information / Sent: 01-05-2020 22:59) Section: 9 // District: C Date: 01-05-2020 Time: 20:00 Location: Interstate 70 and SR 19 JCT Mile Post: 0 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:A UHP Trooper and several Grand & Emery County Deputies located a vehicle wanted in connection to […]

Trooper Struck While Investigating Roll Over In Provo Canyon

January 1, 2020

While Troopers were investigating a roll over crash on SR-92 near mile marker 26, a Trooper was hit by another vehicle. the original call was for a white SUV who was travel westbound in the area. The white SUV slid off the road to the right and turned upside down in the North Fork of […]

Multiple crashes Point of the Mountain to American Fork with Trooper involved accident

December 29, 2019

There are dozens of crashes due to black ice from Mile 275 to Mile 287 on I-15 in both directions. Troopers are handling them as fast as they can. Avoid the area, slow down. If you are involved in an accident, move off the road to the nearest exit if you are able. UHP Trooper […]

Clarification on Firefighters deployed to Australia

December 26, 2019

DPS is aware of the reports regarding Firefighters from the state of Utah being deployed to assist with fire fighting efforts in Australia. To avoid any confusion we want to clarify that this is not part of a State of Utah coordinated effort. The best information DPS currently has is this is part of a […]

Details on the officer involved shooting in Emery County

December 21, 2019

At about 5:15 pm on Saturday, December 21st, 2019, Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received information on a possible DUI driver. When the vehicle pulled over, a male driver exited the vehicle and pointed a handgun in the direction of the Emery County Deputy. The male driver got back into the vehicle and the […]

Additional details on the four teenagers critically injured in the Richfield area crash.

December 17, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7655 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 12-17-2019 15:00) Section: 10 // District: B Date: 12-17-2019 Time: 12:06 Location: CC Road/Richfield Mile Post: Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:A silver/gray Jeep Cherokee was traveling East on the CC Road just west of Richfield. The CC Road […]

Additional details on the fatal crash on I-84 EB MM 106

December 16, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7651 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 12-16-2019 13:37) Section: 2 Date: 12-16-2019 Time: 08:22 Location: I-84 Mile Post: 106 Travel Direction: East (An earlier Tweet put out by UHP incorrectly stated westbound) Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:A vehicle was eastbound on I-84 near mile post 106. The vehicle went […]

Fatal crash on U.S. 6 between Price and Green River

December 11, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7643 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 12-11-2019 18:02) Section: 9 // District: A Date: 12-11-2019 Time: 14:35 Location: US-6 Mile Post: 273 Travel Direction: South/East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:On Wednesday (11 December 2019) at approximately 1435 hours an eastbound 2019 White Chevrolet Colorado pickup occupied by a single […]

Fatal crash on I-70 near the Colorado border.

December 11, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7642 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 12-11-2019  15:10) Section: 13 // District: A Date: 12-11-2019 Time: 09:11 Location: I-70 Mile Post: 223 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        At approximately 09:11 hrs today, a white Chevrolet Malibu with Utah plates with two male occupants […]

Fatal crash on I-84 EB MM 96 in Morgan County.

December 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7638 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 12-10-2019 01:31) Section: 2 // District: D Date: 12-10-2019 Time: 22:54 Location: I-84 Mile Post: 96 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:A 2007 International Harvester was traveling eastbound at the Peterson overpass in Morgan County. The truck was pulling a 53 […]

Major Crash on I-15 SB in Springville

December 5, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7634 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 12-05-2019 17:04) Section: 6 // District: A Date: 12-05-2019 Time: 16:10 Location: I-15 Springville Mile Post: 259 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:A pickup ran out of gas and stopped on the left shoulder, and the occupants arranged for a ride […]

Fatal crash at milepost 34 on SR-89

December 1, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7623 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 12-02-2019 00:48) Notification Made By: Sgt. Lamar Heaton Section: 12 // District: C Date: 12-01-2019 Time: 19:20 Location: SR-89 Mile Post: 34 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Inv. Officer: UHP Initial Description: A Ford van was southbound on SR-89 at a high […]

Crash with serious injuries near milepost 230 on northbound I-15

December 1, 2019

DPS Incident DPS Incident Notification 7621 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 12-01-2019 21:53) Notification Made By: Lt. Scott Robertson Section: 14 Date: 12-01-2019 Time: 19:44 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 230 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Inv. Officer: UHP Initial Description: A 2008 Chevrolet Malibu was northbound on I-15 in moderate to […]

Semi with doubles overturned NB I-15 near mm 282

November 30, 2019

On Saturday, November 30th, 2019, around 1024 hours, a semi with doubles–transporting butane–has overturned in Lehi near milepost 282, I-15 northbound. One of the tanks is leaking. Both directions of I-15 are closed for the cleanup and evacuation process. The butane is currently being offloaded to another tanker in order to get I-15 open. More […]

UHP Sergeant Struck Near Milepost 100 on I-15 Southbound

November 29, 2019

At approximately 3:40 pm on Friday, November 29th, 2019, UHP Sergeant David Bairett was attempting to slow traffic near milepost 100 on southbound I-15 when he was struck by a vehicle in a head-on fashion. Both Sergeant Bairett and the driver of the other vehicle are not injured but it was quite an impact. Please […]

Additional details on the fatal crash on I-15 NB at MM 358

November 27, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7616 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 11-27-2019 17:09) Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 11-27-2019 Time: 11:16 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 358 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:The driver of a 2014 Ford Fusion was traveling northbound on I-15 near milepost 358-north of the Willard […]

Trooper Coy Dash Cam

November 26, 2019

Crash Information Date: 11-25-2019 Time: 22:09 Location: I-15 southbound 14600 South Mile Post: 288 Travel Direction: South Trooper Coy was investigating a crash blocking the HOV lane on I-15 southbound at 14600 South.   While on scene a small passenger car lost control and struck a van on scene.  The impact caused the vehicle to then spin […]

Trooper Rugg Dash Cam

November 26, 2019

Crash Information Date: 11-26-2019 Time: 19:35 Location: 7200 South I-15 Northbound Mile Post: 298 Travel Direction: North  At approximately 1935 hours, Trooper Riley Rugg was investigating a non-movable crash on I-15 Northbound near 7200 South on the right.  Rugg was out of his vehicle and another vehicle lost control and struck the back of the patrol SUV pushing it […]

Fatal crash on I-15 SB at 2100 S in Salt Lake City

November 22, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7596 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 11-22-2019 04:49) Section: 4 // District: B Date: 11-22-2019 Time: 23:37 Location: I-15 Sb 2100 S Mile Post: 305 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:Traffic was slowing due to construction lane closures in the area. For an unknown reason, the driver […]

Fatal crash US 40 WB to I-80 WB

November 21, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7594 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 11-21-2019 14:07) Section: 7 // District: A Date: 11-21-2019 Time: 11:37 Location: US 40 WESTBOUND FLYOVER TO I-80 WB Mile Post: 0 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:Today at approximately 11:37 hours a 2 axle Dump Truck was traveling westbound on […]

Additional details on the fatal crash on U.S. 40 near MM 29

November 15, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7578 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 11-15-2019 13:48) Section: 7 // District: A Date: 11-15-2019 Time: 10:28 Location: US 40 Mile Post: 29 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:At approximately 10:28 hours, a white Dodge Ram pickup was traveling eastbound on US 40 near milepost 29. Multiple […]

Fatal incident 14600 S I-15 NB

November 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7567 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 11-09-2019 09:00) Section: 7 // District: Date: 11-09-2019 Time: 06:30 Location: 14600 South I-15 Northbound Mile Post: 288 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:On Saturday, November 9, 2019 at approximately 0630 hours, a passenger vehicle traveling North on I-15 near the […]

Fatal Crash MM 100 U.S. 40 near Myton

November 6, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7558 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 11-06-2019  09:11) Section: 5 // District: B Date: 11-06-2019 Time: 07:25 Location: SR-40 Mile Post: 100 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A Honda Civic was traveling westbound on US-40 at MM 100.  A semi tractor pulling a […]

Fatal crash 8 miles east of Green River on I-70

October 28, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7538 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-28-2019 16:04) Section: 9 // District: A Date: 10-28-2019 Time: 13:10 Location: I-70 Mile Post: 172 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:On Monday: 28 October 2019 at approximately 1310 hours an eastbound 1999 Blue Lincoln Town Car was traveling on I-70 […]

Double fatal on I-70 near Green River

October 28, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7537 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-27-2019  22:20) Section: 9 // District: A Date: 10-27-2019 Time: 15:55 Location: I-70 Mile Post: 157 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A white 2003 Ford Excursion with Colorado temporary registration was traveling west in the number one […]

Additional details on a serious crash on I-15 at MM 279 in Utah County on Friday night

October 28, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7529 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 10-26-2019  01:16) Section: 6 // District: D Date: 10-25-2019 Time: 22:54 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 279 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A silver hatchback driven by a 19 yr old female was northbound on I-15 near MM […]

Serious five car crash at mile 338 on I-15

October 24, 2019

Heavy traffic with multiple vehicles were following too close and traveling too fast causing a chain reaction crash on I-15 in Weber county today at 2:50 pm. Five people were transported to area hospitals with minor injuries. One adult female was transported by helicopter in critical condition. Most of I-15 southbound was closed for one […]

Fatal crash on Ephraim Canyon Road

October 22, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7515 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-21-2019 22:30) Section: 10 // District: B Date: 10-21-2019 Time: 17:34 Location: Ephraim Canyon Road Mile Post: Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A 2016 Suzuki motorcycle was headed up Ephraim Canyon Road at a high rate of speed. […]

Double fatal crash – Legacy Parkway MM 10

October 19, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7508 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-19-2019 16:48) Section: 3 // District: A Date: 10-19-2019 Time: 11:28 Location: MM 10 Legacy Parkway Mile Post: 10.3 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On 10/19/2019 at 1128 hours a head on crash was dispatched at southbound Legacy […]

Fatal Crash on SR-9 MM 1.2

October 11, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7491 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 10-11-2019 17:41) Section: 12 // District: B Date: 10-11-2019 Time: 11:44 Location: SR-9 Mile Post: 1.2 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: On October 11, 2019, at about 1144 hours, eastbound traffic was stopped at a red light at the intersection […]

Details on the fatal crash at SR-147 MM 3

October 7, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7485 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 10-07-2019 21:08) Section: 6 Date: 10-07-2019 Time: 17:15 Location: 8033 S 5600 W: SR147 Mile Post: 3.5 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A 1975 blue Ford F25 and a 2004 white Chevy Silverado were both traveling northbound on […]

Injury crash on SR-6 MM 193

October 7, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7484 (Hwy Closure / Initial Information / Sent: 10-07-2019 18:49) Section: 6 // District: D Date: 10-07-2019 Time: 17:34 Location: SR-6, Spanish Fork Canyon Mile Post: 193 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A dump truck pulling a flatbed trailer with a front end loader was westbound on […]

Fatal crash near MM 294 on SR-6

September 29, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7462 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 09-29-2019 19:36) Notification Made By: Lt. Chris Parkins Section: 9 // District: Date: 09-29-2019 Time: 15:53 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 294 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A white 1994 Infiniti was eastbound on SR-6 near milepost 294. The […]

UHP sergeant struck on I-15 near MM 398

September 28, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7457 (Crash – DPS Involved / Initial Information / Sent: 09-28-2019 19:44) Notification Made By: Lt. Lee Perry Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 09-28-2019 Time: 13:36 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 398 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Box Elder County Sheriff Office and UHP Initial Description: On Saturday, Sept 28th at approximately […]

Fatal crash MM 102 SR-24

September 27, 2019

Notification Made By: UHP Section: 9 // District: B Date: 09-27-2019 Time: 10:00 Location: SR-24 Mile Post: 102 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On 9/27/19 at about 1000 hours on SR-24 near mile post 102, 13 miles west of Hanksville, a blue Volkswagen Jetta was driving east when it slowed […]

Fatal crash I-15 NB at MM 349 in Farr West

September 24, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7444 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 09-24-2019 02:23) Section: 2 // District: Date: 09-23-2019 Time: 21:27 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 350 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: The driver of a gray 2000 Honda Odyssey was northbound on I-15 near mile post 350. For an unknown reason, […]

Fatal motorcycle crash on I-70 at MM 28 near Elsinore

September 19, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7431 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 09-19-2019 16:45) Section: 10 // District: B Date: 09-19-2019 Time: 12:50 Location: I-70 Mile Post: 28 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: An operator and his motorcycle were traveling east on I-70 near MM 28. The wind was blowing […]

Details on a fatal crash, semi vs truck, US-6 MM 226

September 13, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7416 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 09-13-2019 08:28) Section: 9 // District: Date: 09-13-2019 Time: 03:18 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 226 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A Blue Freightliner tractor-trailer was westbound on SR-6 near milepost 226 when it attempted to pass a slower tractor-trailer in […]

Additional details on the auto-ped incident I-15 NB at University Pkwy.

September 13, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7415 ( Possible suicide / Initial Information / Sent: 09-13-2019 07:56) Section: 6 // District: 0 Date: 09-13-2019 Time: 05:58 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 269 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At approximately 05:52 hours this date, dispatch received a call of a body lying in the road […]

Additional details on the overnight fatal crash at 14800 S I-15 NB

September 5, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7394 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 09-05-2019 00:45) Section: 4 // District: G Date: 09-04-2019 Time: 22:54 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 287 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: On Wed Sept 4, 2019 at approx. 2254 hrs, a UPS semi truck hauling double trailers experienced an air […]

Additional Details: Fatal Crash I-80 MM 81

September 3, 2019

A 2000 Chevy Blazer and a Freightliner tractor with trailer were traveling westbound on I-80 at approximately mile post 81. The Blazer was traveling at approximately 35 mph due to a separated tire. The Freightliner tractor trailer was traveling at approximately 75 mph. The Freightliner ran into the rear of the slower moving Blazer, causing […]

Body Cam Footage of California Kidnapping Suspects Caught in Southern Utah

August 13, 2019

On July 30th, 2019, sisters, eight-month old, Emma, and twenty-month old, Darla Yonko, were taken from their Riverside, California home. On July 31st, 2019, Los Angles based FBI Agents with the Riverside Resident Agency – Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force asked State Highway Patrol Troopers to be on the lookout for a 1982 blue […]

Fatal crash on I-15 at MM 179 near Holden

August 12, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7317 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 08-12-2019  11:22) Section: 14 // District: B Date: 08-12-2019 Time: 07:20 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 179 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:         The driver of a Ford RV Conversion Vehicle was traveling south on I-15 when he lost […]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on SR-143 MM 50.5 near Panguitch

August 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7309 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 08-08-2019 17:55) Section: 10 // District: B Date: 08-08-2019 Time: 16:48 Location: SR-143 Mile Post: 50.5 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A Toyota pickup was traveling north on SR-143 MP 50.5. A motorcycle was traveling south in the […]

Additional details and photos – Fatal Crash MM 67 I-15 SB near Enoch

August 2, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7287 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 08-02-2019 07:56) Section: 11 // District: A Date: 08-02-2019 Time: 04:04 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 67 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Section 11 Initial Description: A black 1994 Mercedes-Benz was traveling south on I-15 when the vehicle drifted onto the white fog […]

Double fatal crash on US-6 in Utah County near milepost 206

July 27, 2019

Notification Made By: Sgt. Cameron Roden Section: 6 // District: B Date: 07-26-2019 Time: 20:27 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 206.3 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On Friday, July 26, 2019, at about 2027 hours, a tan Chevy Silverado was traveling eastbound on SR-6 at mile post 206.3 in the no.1 […]

Fatal Crash on SR-21 MM 94, 4 Miles East of Minersville.

July 25, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7267 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 07-25-2019 19:58) Section: 11 // District: B Date: 07-25-2019 Time: 14:38 Location: SR-21, 4 miles east of Minersville Mile Post: 94 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 1438 hours a white Chevrolet Blazer was traveling eastbound on […]

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

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 […]

Critical Injury Crash on I-15 near Beaver, UT

July 24, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7263 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 07-24-2019 20:41) Section: 11 // District: B Date: 07-24-2019 Time: 17:19 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 125 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: At approximately 17:19 hours, a maroon Chevrolet Tahoe was northbound on I-15 near milepost 125. The area was raining […]

Fatal Crash SR-191 MM 82 near Monticello

July 1, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7196 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 07-01-2019 18:30) Section: 13 // District: 0 Date: 07-01-2019 Time: 12:21 Location: SR-191 Mile Post: 82 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: SR-191 at Mile Post 82, approximately 10 miles North of Monticello. A Ford F-350 4 door work truck flat […]

Fatal incident – semi vs. pedestrian, I-15 NB MM 356

June 14, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7157 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 06-14-2019 07:04) Section: 1 // District: C Date: 06-14-2019 Time: 05:15 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 356 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At 0515 Box Elder Dispatch received phone calls of an auto-pedestrian crash on I-15 near mile post […]

Fatal crash I-15 NB near Leeds (MM 21.5)

June 13, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7154 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 06-13-2019 06:51) Section: 12 // District: B Date: 06-13-2019 Time: 01:30 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 21.5 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: On June 13, 2019, at about 0130 hours, there were reports of horses on the freeway on I-15 near […]

Fatal Crash 3000 South I-215 West Northbound

May 25, 2019

Notification Made By: Lt. Wade Breur Section: 4 // District: Date: 05-24-2019 Time: 22:47 Location: 3000 South I-215 W northbound Mile Post: 18 Travel Direction: North Initial Description: On May 24, 2019, at approximately 2247 hours, dispatch received a call of a car fire on I-215 West northbound near 3000 South. Troopers arrived and determined […]

Media Availability: State Bureau of Investigation Spokesperson

May 24, 2019

MEDIA Availability: Who/What/Why: Sgt. JT Jensen with the State Bureau of Investigation will be available to provide details to the media on the I-84 homicide, South Idaho manhunt and apprehension of the suspect, Jonathan Llana. When: 8:45 pm, tonight, Friday, May 24th, 2019 Where: On the 1700 East bridge over Interstate 80 near Sugarhouse Park […]

Homicide on I-84 at MM 21 near Snowville

May 23, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7103 (Homicide  / Initial Information / Sent: 05-23-2019  01:13) Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 05-22-2019 Time: 20:02 Location: I-84  Mile Post: 21 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP /  SBI Initial Description:         At 20:02 DPS Dispatch in Box Elder received a 911 call from the passenger in a […]

Fatal crash on I-70 MM 202 near the Colorado boarder

May 21, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7102 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-21-2019 19:05) Section: 13 // District: 0 Date: 05-21-2019 Time: 14:56 Location: I-70 at Mile Post 202 Mile Post: 202 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: I-70 at Mile Post 202 Eastbound. A Jeep Compass SUV was traveling at […]

Driver in critical condition following rollover on I-84 MM 9

May 21, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7101 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 05-21-2019 09:15) Section: 1 // District: D Date: 05-21-2019 Time: 06:50 Location: I-84 Mile Post: 9 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 0650, we responded to a single car rollover on I-84 at milepost 9. A 2003 […]

Fatal Crash SR-36 MM 61

May 21, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7100 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 05-21-2019 04:28) Section: 8 // District: A Date: 05-21-2019 Time: 00:26 Location: SR-36 Mile Post: 61 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A black GMC Sierra was traveling northbound on SR-36. It drifted off the right shoulder of the roadway. The […]

Fatal crash on I-15 at MM 110 in Beaver

May 20, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7098 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-20-2019 16:41) Section: 11 // District: B Date: 05-20-2019 Time: 15:56 Location: I-15 (Beaver) Mile Post: 110 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 1356 hours, a red Dodge Durango was traveling northbound on I-15 near milepost 110, […]

Fatal motorcycle crash on US-6 at MM 298

May 17, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7082 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-17-2019 02:55) Section: 9 // District: A Date: 05-16-2019 Time: 22:45 Location: US-6 Mile Post: 298 Travel Direction: South/East Inv. Agency: UHP Inv. Officer: Boe Minchey Initial Description: On Thursday night (16 May 2019), at approximately 2245 hours, an eastbound motorcycle with a […]

Wrong way driver successfully intercepted by Davis County Trooper

May 17, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7083 (Crash – DPS Involved / Initial Information / Sent: 05-17-2019 04:05) Section: 3 // District: C Date: 05-17-2019 Time: 02:30 Location: I-15 Southbound 2600 South Mile Post: 315 Travel Direction: South Investigating Agency: Woods Cross Police Initial Description: Salt Lake Dispatch put out a call of a wrong way driver near […]

Semi Rollover I-80 EB @ I-84 split (Echo Junction)

May 16, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7080 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 05-16-2019 15:25) Section: 7 // District: 0 Date: 05-16-2019 Time: 13:25 Location: I-80 E/B at Echo Junction, I-84 split Mile Post: 168 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 1325 hours, a Saturn Freight semi truck and box […]

Fatal Crash on U.S. 40 MM 12

May 15, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7075 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-15-2019  12:58) Section: 7 // District: 0 Date: 05-15-2019 Time: 10:32 Location: SR-40 Four miles north of Heber City Mile Post: 12 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:         At approximately 1030 hours, a red Honda Civic […]

Fatal crash I-15 NB MM 227 near Nephi

May 2, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7044 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 05-02-2019 14:52) Section: 14 // District: A Date: 05-02-2019 Time: 12:18 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 227 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At 1218 hrs, UHP was notified of a crash on I-15 northbound near mile marker 227. A […]

Fatal crash involving two semis on US Hwy 6 at MM 279

April 30, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 7036 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-30-2019 07:25) Section: 9 // District: C Date: 04-30-2019 Time: 03:55 Location: SR 6 Mile Post: 279 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A westbound semi tractor trailer crossed the center-line of the highway and struck an eastbound semi tractor trailer […]

Fatal auto-ped crash in Kanab

April 17, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6999 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-17-2019 20:50) Section: 12 // District: C Date: 04-17-2019 Time: 18:54 Location: Intersection of SR-89 and SR-89A Mile Post: 63.9 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 6:54pm, a husband and wife couple were in a crosswalk, crossing […]

Double fatal on SR-132 MM 14

April 17, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6995 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-17-2019 11:35) Section: 14 // District: A Date: 04-17-2019 Time: 08:52 Location: SR-132 Mile Post: 14 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: On SR-132 mile marker 14, eight miles east of Leamington, in Juab County, a 2002 Chevy Suburban […]

Fatal Crash SR-191 MM 122

April 16, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6987 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-13-2019  23:56) Section: 13 // District: A Date: 04-13-2019 Time: 21:17 Location: SR-191/ Resource Blvd Mile Post: 122 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description:        A blue Toyota sedan had stopped in the center turn lane on […]

Fatal Crash on I-84 at MM 111

April 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6970 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-08-2019  11:10) Section: 1 // District: C Date: 04-08-2019 Time: 09:15 Location: I-84 Mile Post: 111 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        At 0916 hours on April 8th, 2019, a report of a rollover accident was made to […]

Fatal Crash on SR-40 at MM 152

April 9, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6966 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 04-07-2019  18:10) Section: 5 // District: A Date: 04-06-2019 Time: 15:21 Location: SR-40 Mile Post: 152 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        A 93′ blue Chevy pickup, with one occupant, was traveling westbound on SR-40 at MM 152. […]

Injury crash involving tour bus on U.S. 89 near Kanab

April 4, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6959 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 04-04-2019 17:05) Section: 12 // District: C Date: 04-04-2019 Time: 10:22 Location: US 89 Mile Post: 35 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A loaded tour bus was following a 2019 Yukon XL eastbound at the 65mph limit, with several cars […]

January 2019 DUI arrests with 0.050-0.079 BAC levels

April 1, 2019

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has tallied the statewide 0.050-0.079 blood alcohol content (BAC) DUI numbers for January 2019. The numbers represent arrests by agencies across the state. Statewide there were 844 DUI arrests made in January. Of those 844 arrests, 38 were made on individuals whose BAC results were between 0.050 and 0.079. […]

Double fatal near MM 6 SR201

March 27, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6946 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-27-2019 19:22) Section: 4 // District: B Date: 03-27-2019 Time: 16:42 Location: 9120 West SR 201 Mile Post: 6 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A white Subaru with two occupants, both male, ages 21 and 26, was headed […]

Injury Crash involving two commercial vehicles MM 99 I-80 EB

March 26, 2019

Section: 8 // District: 0 Date: 03-26-2019 Time: 09:18 Location: I-80 (construction zone) Mile Post: 99 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:        At 09:18hrs, a contractor for a portable toilet company was servicing the portable toilets in the construction area of westbound I-80 at the Exit 99 ramp reconstruction project. […]

Two in serious but stable condition following crash in Sardine Canyon

March 22, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6930 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 03-22-2019 12:46) Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 03-22-2019 Time: 08:59 Location: SR-91 Mile Post: 10 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A blue 2011 Subaru Impreza (initial reports to the PIO was that it was a Nissan Sentra) […]

Fatal Crash MM 11 SR-91

March 19, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6927 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-19-2019 17:19) Section: 1 // District: 0 Date: 03-19-2019 Time: 14:13 Location: SR-91 Mile Post: 11 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: Our initial call was of head-on collision on SR-91 MM 11 in Sardine Canyon in area known […]

Fatal Crash SR-191 MM 79

March 14, 2019

On 3/14/2019, at 07:17 hours, a black 4 door sedan with Colorado plates and two occupant was traveling southbound on SR-191 near mile marker 79 when it lost control and slid sideways into a northbound silver 4 door sedan with two occupants and Utah plates. Impact was made with the front of the silver sedan […]

Fatal incident on SR-6 MM 232

March 13, 2019

At 1855 hours a white tractor trailer flat-bed style vehicle was eastbound on SR-6 near milepost 232. A male pedestrian was walking in the area and had been causing a disturbance. Before troopers could arrive the male appears to have ran in front of the tractor trailer. The front of the tractor trailer impacted the […]

Fatal crash on U.S. Hwy 40 at MM 131 (15 miles west of Vernal)

March 11, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6902 (Crash – Fatal / Supplemental Information / Sent: 03-11-2019  10:22) Section: 5 // District: A Date: 03-11-2019 Time: 05:30 Location: SR-40  Mile Post: 131 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description:       A 2005 Chrysler Sebring was traveling westbound on US-40 at MM 131. A 2001 GMC Denali was […]

Fatal crash MM 92 I-80 EB

March 7, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6893 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-07-2019 16:18) Section: 8 // District: A Date: 03-07-2019 Time: 13:29 Location: I-80 Mile Post: 92 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: A green Chevrolet 1500 was traveling eastbound on I-80 in the area of milepost 92. The vehicle went off […]

Don’t live in a myth, get the flood facts

March 7, 2019

March is Flood Safety Awareness Month Contact: Joe DoughertyPublic information officerDPS – Division of Emergency Managementjdougherty@utah.gov801-538-3738 With spring just around the corner, and floods threatening southern Utah, Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert has declared March as Flood Safety Awareness Month (download the declaration here). This is a chance to dispel some of the myths about […]

Fatal crash on US 40 MM 52

March 6, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6892 (Crash – Fatal / Initial Information / Sent: 03-06-2019 18:09) Section: 7 // District: 0 Date: 03-06-2019 Time: 15:15 Location: SR-40 1 mile east of Soldier Creek Turn Mile Post: 52 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: SR-40 in the area of the crash was snowy and […]

Fatal incident/crash SR-147 mile post 10 in Utah County

March 5, 2019

DPS Incident Notification 6888 (Crash – Other / Initial Information / Sent: 03-05-2019 14:13) Section: 6 // District: C Date: 03-05-2019 Time: 11:55 Location: SR-147 Mile Post: 10 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: At 11:55 hours a John Deer 520 tractor was traveling West on SR-147 near mile marker 10 when the […]

Fatal crash on SR-91 in Richmond

February 5, 2019

Date: 02-05-2019 Time: 12:41 Location: SR-91 (9400 N.) Mile Post: 38 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A green Subaru Forester was northbound on SR-91. A tractor pulling 53′ empty box trailer was southbound in the same location. The Subaru lost control on snow covered road, crossed into the southbound lanes […]

Details on the crash involving a semi and a Rich County Deputy.

February 5, 2019

Date: 02-05-2019 Time: 10:32 Location: SR-30 Mile Post: 121 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: Due to slick roads and speeds too fast for those conditions, a semi rolled in Laketown Canyon. A UHP Trooper responded and was investigating. A Rich County Deputy was positioned just east of the crash location […]

UHP is conducting increased speed enforcement on I-15 in Lehi

February 1, 2019

For Immediate Release Speeding through the I-15 Tech Corridor construction becoming a concern UHP is conducting increased speed enforcement on I-15 in Lehi. WHAT: UDOT crews working alongside traffic in the I-15 technology corridor are concerned with an observed increase in speed through the corridor. The construction zone speed limit through the area is 60 […]

Information regarding the DUI arrest of Mantua City Police Chief

January 30, 2019

At about 5 pm on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019, troopers in Cache County observed a Mantua City Police vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed without its emergency lights or siren activated. As troopers approached the speeding vehicle, they observed it struggling to maintain its lane. A traffic stop was initiated at about mile […]

UHP Trooper Recruitment at the Int’l Auto Expo

January 18, 2019

UHP Trooper Recruitment at the Int’l Auto Expo This will be the second year that UHP recruiters have attended this event. Last year’s efforts were very successful in helping us identify new Trooper candidates WHEN: Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at 10 a.m. WHAT: The United Auto Dealers Association has kindly donated booth space at the […]

One person in critical condition following severe crash on I-15 at MM 230

January 17, 2019

Date: 01-17-2019 Time: 12:30 Location: I-15 Mile Post: 230 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: A Dodge Dakota Truck was traveling north on I-15 near mile marker 230, the roadway conditions were wet and it was raining. The driver lost control and traveled through the median onto the southbound travel lanes. […]

Details on the semi that crashed into a Wellington restaurant

January 16, 2019

Date: 01-16-2019 Time: 06:31 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 246 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol On 1/16/2018, at approximately 0630 hrs, an eastbound tractor trailer was traveling too fast for existing conditions. The truck left the roadway where it collided with a restaurant. The restaurant was open for business and occupied by the […]

Double fatal head-on crash on SR-6 MM296 near Green River

January 11, 2019

At 0725 hours, on January 11th, 2019, a westbound Ford F150 and eastbound Toyota Camry were in a head-on collision. The driver of the Camry was fatally injured and died at scene. The driver of the Ford truck was transported from the scene by ambulance, but also died from injuries. Fog was moderate at the […]

Early morning semi fire temporarily shutdown I-15 SB near Cove Fort.

January 9, 2019

Date: 01-09-2019 Time: 07:47 Location: i-15 Mile Post: 137 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: UHP Initial Description: At 0747, this morning a tractor pulling two trailers, caught on fire. The tractor and first trailer were burned. The second trailer was placarded and loaded with Bisulfite. Bisulfite is non combustible, but if involved in a fire […]

Head-on fatal crash at MM 50 on U.S. Hwy 40 near Strawberry

January 8, 2019

Section: 7 Date: 01-08-2019 Time: 09:00 Location: SR-40 30 miles east of Heber City, near Strawberry Mile Post: 50 Travel Direction: East Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol Initial Description: At about 9:00 AM, a red Ford pickup pulling a trailer loaded with flooring product was eastbound on SR-40 at milepost 50. A white GMC pickup […]

Fatal crash on I-15 north of Beaver

January 4, 2019

Date: 01-03-2019 Time: 21:28 Location: I-15, 13 Miles North of Beaver Mile Post: 125 Travel Direction: North Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol At about 2125 hours, a semi was traveling southbound on I-15 near milepost 125.8. The semi drifted off the left shoulder for an unknown reason. Troopers are investigating an illness/fatigue as a contributor. […]

One dead, two others critically injured following crash on Hwy 89 at MM 114

December 26, 2018

Date: 12-26-2018 Time: 18:15 Location: SR-89 Mile Post: 114 Travel Direction: South Inv. Agency: Utah Highway Patrol On 12/26/2018 near 1815 Hours, a black Nissan Altima was turning around on SR-89 near mile post 114. The Nissan Altima was sideways in the lane of travel facing west when it was struck in the passenger side […]

Details of last night’s Bountiful semi crash on I-15 NB

December 18, 2018

Shortly after 8 pm on December 17th, a Semi Tractor Trailer was traveling northbound on I-15 near 500 South in West Bountiful, where it traveled off of the freeway to the right, crossed through the gore area of the on-ramp and into the dirt area between the freeway’s fence and a movie theatre parking lot. […]

Troopers and Officers to reward Nebo School District Students who buckle up with candy canes – Media Advisory

December 12, 2018

Click-it for a Candy Cane To spread holiday cheer and encourage teen drivers to buckle up, Troopers and Officers will be rewarding those that buckle up with candy canes. WHAT: Troopers, local agencies and Nebo School District Student Body Officers alongside school staff will be reminding students about the importance of wearing seat belts over the […]

SR-40 injury crash involving a semi tanker

December 11, 2018

At about 9:00 AM, a grey 2006 Mercedes Benz was westbound on SR-40 going up a grade near milepost 11 in the right lane in Heber City. There was a slower moving semi tanker in the right lane ahead. The driver of the Mercedes failed to slow or change lanes and impacted with the rear […]

One person injured after rock falls from mountainside causing a five car crash

December 6, 2018

At about 6:00 AM, a car was northbound on SR-189 near milepost 23. There was a large rock in the roadway that came off the mountainside. The car attempted to stop but hit the rock. The car behind that stopped, but then several others crashed into the rear of those vehicles. It ended up being […]

Lewiston crash involving a school bus turns fatal.

November 26, 2018

A 2012 Toyota Corolla struck the left rear portion of a 2019 Bluebird School Bus with it’s right front. This collision occurred on SR-61 westbound near milepost 4 (1875 West Center) Lewiston, Utah. Not one of the school bus’s 32 elementary school aged occupants were transported to a medical facility. However, two kids were checked […]

Utah State Capitol CCTV video of an alleged altercation on October 3rd, 2018

November 21, 2018

Use the following link to download the video: State Capitol CCTV Video

I-80 Semi fire at MM 181

November 21, 2018

On November 21, 2018 at approximately 1317 hours a semi truck hauling Wal-Mart products was traveling west on Interstate 80 near mile post 181. The driver pulled to the right shoulder of the roadway after he smelled smoke. The truck and trailer then caught fire and became fully engulfed. The fire spread across the roadway […]

Injury/property damage crash involving a Jeep liberty and dump truck in Kamas

November 20, 2018

On November 20, 2018 at 4:27pm a blue 2004 Jeep Liberty was traveling westbound on 100 South in Kamas, Utah. As the female driver of the Jeep approached the intersection of 100 South and State Road 32, the driver failed to stop for a stop sign at that intersection. The female driver of the jeep […]

Early morning wrong way vehicle crash on I-15 at 5300 South

November 20, 2018

On 11/20/2018, at 0221 hours, UHP dispatch broadcast a head on collision between two vehicles on southbound I-15 near 5300 South. While Troopers were responding to the accident, dispatch reported a caller stated one vehicle was traveling wrong way going northbound in southbound lanes. As Troopers arrived on scene, a gray Toyota SUV with heavy […]

Information regarding the funeral and internment of Asst. Chief Dennis Vincent

October 28, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Asst. Chief Dennis Burt Vincent – End of Watch Oct. 26, 2018 It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce that our friend and brother, Brigham City Assistant Police Chief and Brigham City Emergency Manager Dennis Burt Vincent 53 years old of Brigham City, Utah passed away on Friday, October […]

Preliminary findings of Garden City semi crash.

October 26, 2018

On Oct 10, 2018 at approximately 18:36 p.m. a 2000 Kenworth Semi, owned by MA Logistics of Omaha Nebraska, was eastbound on US-89 traveling from Cache Valley toward Garden City. The semi had an eventual destination of Colorado with its load of butter. As the driver approached the T-intersection with SR-30, known as Bear Lake […]

October 20th crash on SR-40 at MM 32 turns fatal

October 23, 2018

On October 20th 2018, at about 12:40 AM, a black Ford Explorer was westbound on SR-40 near milepost 32.  A silver Audi was eastbound in the same area.  The Explorer left the road to the right, over-corrected to the left and went into oncoming lanes. It impacted nearly head on with the Audi.  The male […]

Updates on fatal crash involving dump truck on U.S. Hwy 40 near Jordanelle Reservoir

October 22, 2018

On 10/19/2018, at 11:56 am, a dump truck was traveling westbound on SR 40 near milepost 10. Due to possible impairment of drugs and alcohol, the driver of the dump truck crossed the median and vaulted over the cable barrier. A 2002 Dodge Ram pickup occupied by six adults was traveling eastbound when the dump […]

Fatal crash overnight on SR-40 at MM 80.5

October 19, 2018

     Just after 11 p.m. on Thursday, October 18th, 2018, a passenger car was traveling westbound on SR-40 at mm 80.5.  A semi tractor pulling double tankers, was traveling eastbound at the same location. The passenger car suddenly drove into the eastbound lane and collided with the semi truck head-on.  The semi continued on […]

Two Women Wanted for Questioning in the Deaths of Two Idaho Infants Arrested in Box Elder County

October 18, 2018

     On October 18th, 2018, at around noon, Utah Highway Patrol Troopers received word that Detectives in Cache County had located two individuals in a silver Chevrolet Cruze (Haley Miller and Sylvia Tapia) both wanted for questioning in a Twin Falls, Idaho death investigation. The individuals had been previously flagged by Utah’s Statewide Information […]

Fatal Crash on SR-18 MM 23

October 16, 2018

A red Chevy S-10 was northbound on SR-18 at milepost 23 and a gray Pontiac passenger car was southbound at the same location. For an unknown reason, the Chevy S-10 crossed the center line, into the southbound travel lane. The female driver of the Pontiac Steered left, into the northbound lane, in an effort to […]

Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-15 SB at MM 129

October 12, 2018

On October 12, 2018 at approximately 0640 hours, a semi traveling northbound near milepost 129 on I-15 had an equipment failure and lost both right rear wheels of its trailer. One wheel came to rest in the southbound left lane of I-15. A white F150 struck the wheel and shortly after a gray Dodge Ram […]

Semi Crashes into a Garden City Sporting Goods Store

October 10, 2018

At 6:37 pm, on Wednesday, Oct 10, a black semi tractor with a refrigerated box-style trailer ran the stop sign at the SR-89 junction with SR-30 in Garden City. The tractor trailer combination rolled while also jackknifing and sliding into a sporting goods business located on the east side of SR-30 in and area known […]

I-15 SB Ramp to EB I-80 Closed Due to Semi Fire

October 10, 2018

A tractor trailer hauling frozen food was southbound on I-15 connecting eastbound I-80. The driver lost control, the tractor trailer impacted the right cement barrier and caught on fire. The driver and co-driver were able to exit the tractor before it became fully engulfed in flames. The tractor is a total loss. Eastbound I-80 at […]

Fatal Crash on SR-6 MM 194

October 4, 2018

Approximately 0710 hours, today’s date, a white passenger car was traveling westbound on SR-6 near milepost 195. Light rain was in the area at the time, but likely heavier rain had fallen as roads were wet and some standing water was present. Two vehicles were eastbound at the same location as the white passenger car […]

News release – Utah Fire Agencies Plan to Deploy to Fight California Wildfires

December 6, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Dozens of firefighters from various Utah fire agencies are deploying to Southern California to help with firefighting in some of the recent devastating fires. The personnel are deploying under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC), a system of state-to-state mutual aid. Their deployment is expected to last 14 days. Northern Utah […]

Fatal Logan Canyon Rollover

September 28, 2017

A milk tanker hauling cream was traveling northbound on US-89 in Logan Canyon. Near milepost 478.5, which is between Ricks Spring and the Tony Grove turnoff. The tanker went around a curve too fast and ran off the road to the right, overturning off the shoulder. The cab was crushed and the driver was pinned. […]

Fatal Crash on SR-89 in Sanpete County

September 22, 2017

On Saturday, 9/16/2017, at 5:10 am, a GMC pick-up truck, was traveling northbound on SR-89 near mile marker 296, near the city of Fairview. There was heavy fog in the area and visibility was low. A deceased black cow was in the roadway. The truck, driven by 60-year-old Randall Hill, from Fairview, (Mr. Hill was […]

News release: President Signs Disaster Declaration for Utah

April 21, 2017

Federal aid will cover 75 percent of eligible damages to public infrastructure For immediate release April 21, 2017 Contact: Joe Dougherty, public information officer Utah Division of Emergency Management jdougherty@utah.gov Fact sheets 4311 Declaration   Public Assistance Process   Public Assistance Fact Sheet SALT LAKE CITY – Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert has received confirmation […]