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Wednesday January 26, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT


Media Alert


Press Release

SR-201 Fatal Semi Truck Crash*** Updated

Monday August 30, 2021

West Valley City – August 30, 2021, at approximately 10:00am UHP dispatch center received two calls of a hazardous semi driving 3-5 miles per hour on SR-201 westbound at 5600 West. Shortly after, they received a call of a crash. A semi in the right lane rear-ended the other, slow driving semi. The driver of the second semi was pronounced dead on scene by the fire department. SR-201 westbound has been closed since 10:24am and traffic has been diverted to 5600 West.

The driver of the Semi has been identified as Al Fhuere, 29, of Nebraska.



Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety


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