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Crash on I-215 in Salt Lake County results in critical injuries for two. (Photos)

Sunday June 12, 2022

On Saturday, June 11, 2022, at approximately 10:04 pm, dispatch received reports of a stalled vehicle blocking the center lane of I-215 South westbound near 1500 West. The stalled vehicle was occupied by three passengers and one driver. Two of the passengers exited the vehicle and ran to the roadside for safety as the driver of the stalled vehicle leaned out of the driver side window to warn traffic with his cell phone light. An SUV struck the rear of the stalled vehicle, ejecting the driver of the stalled vehicle. The driver and passenger who remained inside of the stalled vehicle were transported in extremely critical condition. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries and is being investigated to be under the influence. SBI is assisting with the investigation. All of I-215 South westbound was shut down at the junction with I-15. The estimated reopening of I-215 South is 01:00 hrs.

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