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Power Line Down

Monday May 9, 2022

On May 9. 2022 approximately 4:11 AM a powerline was reportedly hanging down near Parrish Lane in Davis County. Initial reports indicate a semitruck, traveling on I-15 approaching Parrish Ln, was hauling a container struck the powerline, crashed and overturned. The truck struck the center median sending concrete debris into the northbound lanes. Multiple vehicles received damage from the debris. A Union Pacific train then struck the downed power line. No injuries have been reported at this time.

I-15 is currently closed is both directions near Parrish Ln.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Update:

The driver of the semi truck was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. I-15 Northbound is now open, SB is still closed as of 6:00am

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

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