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Fatal Crash Kane County 9/23/2020

September 26, 2020

    On 9/23/2020 at approximately 7:51PM Kane County dispatch advised of a head on collision on Hwy 89 at milepost 35.5. A westbound Toyota Highlander was traveling behind a slow moving large truck and attempted to pass it in a no passing zone. As the SUV moved into the eastbound lane of travel it […]

Report of Shots Fired on I-215 West California Ave off ramp.

September 18, 2020

On September 18, 2020 at 2201 hours dispatch advised of a shots fired call at I-215 West and California Avenue off ramp. The caller was a driver of a semi-truck that stated he stopped at the Flying J on 900 West and 2100 South. The driver continued by saying the he was being shot at […]

Rollover Accident on SR-224

September 18, 2020

On 09/18/2020, at 1426 hours, a single unit dump truck was traveling north on SR-224, down a steep grade. The truck left the roadway to the right. It appears that the driver over corrected to the left, and the truck began to roll. When the truck rolled, it lost its entire load of asphalt onto […]

Two passengers die in I-15 crash.

May 17, 2020

Paragonah, UTAH On May 17, 2020, at 7:25 AM a gray 2003 Honda Odyssey Van occupied by a family of 4 was traveling northbound in the area of milepost 82. The right rear tire of the van experienced a failure and the driver of the van lost control. The van traveled into the median and […]

Fatal Motorcycle on Trappers Loop Road *Updated with rider’s name*

May 17, 2020

Huntsville, Morgan County. At 9:55AM on May 17, 2020, a motorcycle being driven by a 77 year old male was traveling north bound on Trappers Loop Road near milepost 8. The driver ran off the right side of the roadway and onto the grass hillside. The driver continued traveling through the grass for approximately 200 […]

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 […]

University Parkway Autoped – Orem

March 14, 2020

On March 13 around 11:30 p.m. a motorist driving a red passenger car pulled over on the northbound on ramp to I-15 due to a flat tire. Two good samaritans stopped with the vehicle and all three males began to change the tire while one helped direct traffic. Another motorist in a black Volkswagen entered […]

Fatal Crash near Holden

March 8, 2020

On March 7 about 7:50 pm a white 2015 Chevrolet Impala was traveling south on I-15 near mile post 175, when the driver allowed the car to go off the left shoulder onto the rumble strips, over corrected to the right, left the road to the right and rolled several times. A 39 year old […]

Fatal Crash I-15 at 800 N Orem

March 7, 2020

On March 7 about 1:24am a 2006 Toyota Tundra was traveling southbound on I-15 in Orem at the 272 on ramp area. The vehicle left main flow I-15 and entered the area between main flow and the on ramp. The vehicle skidded sideways and then rolled over. There were three occupants in the vehicle. The […]

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 […]

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash

November 23, 2019

Around 6:00am, a tan Ford Ranger was traveling north on I-15 near mile post 143. The road curves gradually to the right, however, the driver continued in a straight line off the left side of the road. The driver over steered back to the right, crossing all travel lanes. Just prior to leaving the road […]

Serious Injury Crash I-15 in Springville MP 262

July 22, 2019

At approximately 10:15 hours a female driver left her lane and struck another vehicle to her right. She then shot left and struck the wall. She was extricated and transported to an area hospital with serious to critical injuries. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Fatal crash near Toquerville

July 22, 2019

On July 21, 2019, at about 2049 hours, a small Chevy pickup truck was traveling eastbound on SR-17. The driver of the pickup was a 17-year-old female with a learner’s permit. There were four other passengers in the truck as well. Near milepost 4 (Toquerville) the driver failed to negotiate the swooping turn that leads […]

Millard County Fatal Crash 7/19/2019

July 20, 2019

Date: 07-19-2019 Time: 08:20 Location: SR-6 Mile Post: 84 Travel Direction: West Inv. Agency: UHP Inv. Officer: Jeff Rowell Initial Description: A blue Dodge pickup was traveling north on SR-257, approaching the intersection with SR-6. The driver of the blue pickup did not stop, and did not appear to attempt to slow or stop at […]

Protected: July 7th crash in Parley’s Canyon Dash Cam Video

July 8, 2019

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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 […]

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 […]

Protected: Video of box truck colliding with a Trooper’s patrol vehicle while the Trooper was conducting a slow-down maneuver.

May 20, 2019

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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 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. […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Halloween DUI Enforcement

October 26, 2018

With Halloween right around the corner and the World Series in full swing, some things you might see this weekend are witches, ghosts, ninjas, scary clowns, and Dodgers and Red Sox fans. One thing you will definitely see this weekend is extra police officers working DUI patrols. To help make sure everyone gets home safely, […]

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 […]

DPS Teams with Department of Workforce Services for Refugee Outreach

November 1, 2017

The Utah Department of Public Safety is proud to play a role in helping refugees integrate into our community. We recently partnered with the Utah Department of Workforce Services and leaders from the refugee community in an effort to build a two way understanding between law enforcement and those who are new to our country.

Missing Chocolate cinnamon bear

September 7, 2017

Missing chocolate cinnamon bear. Last seen in dish in Nannette’s office

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September 5, 2017

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Simple Ways to Stay Safe and Prevent Fires While Celebrating

July 2, 2017

As we quickly approach our fireworks season, the Utah Department of Public Safety’s Fire Marshal Office would like to remind the citizens of Utah how to responsibly discharge and enjoy their fireworks and novelties this holiday season. “I would remind everyone as they celebrate the independence of our country and the coming of the Pioneers […]