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Head On Crash at mile 54 on I-80 eastbound

Sunday January 10, 2021

At approximately 5:00pm on January 10th a Buick Enclave was traveling wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-80 at mile 54. The Buick collided with a Tesla passenger car. Both vehicles quickly became fully engulfed in flame. Drivers of both vehicles died at the scene. The only other individual was a passenger in the Tesla. The passenger was pulled from the Tesla and flown to a Salt Lake City hospital in serious condition.

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Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety
hmkoellner@utah.gov

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