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Monday October 03, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT

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Crash at MM 38 I-15 Northbound

Saturday April 23, 2022

On Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 0506 hours, Two Washington County deputies were assisting the Utah Highway Patrol with an accident that had blocked lane three, northbound on I-15 near mile marker 38. The deputies were riding together and were sitting in their marked police vehicle in the lane closure waiting for the tow truck.

A semi-truck entered the lane closure and struck the rear of the marked Washington County police vehicle. Both deputies received non-life threatening injuries and were alert and talking to EMS personal. They were both transported via ambulance to a local hospital.

The crashed resulted in all three lanes of northbound I-15 being blocked. Traffic is currently being diverted onto the left shoulder. Drowsy/distracted driving is being investigated as the cause of the accident.

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