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Major Crash on I-15 SB in Springville

Thursday 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 share to pick them up. The ride share arrived but on the opposite side of the freeway. The driver cut across all lanes and was struck almost broadside by a pickup in the HOV lane. The ride share vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top in lane 2. A semi with a single box trailer slowed suddenly in lane 2 and was struck from behind by a semi with double dump trailers. A second pickup took evasive action and made contact with one of the dump trailers. The ride share driver was the only one to receive injuries, they were minor.


Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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