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Friday December 02, 2022 Salt Lake City, UT Alerts: I-70 Fatal Crash READ

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Tooele County I-80 crash with injuries.

Wednesday November 23, 2022

On Nov 23, 2022 at approximately 4:07 am, a personal Injury crash occurred on I-80 eastbound at mm 84. A black passenger car was traveling eastbound on I-80 in the area of mm 84.  She lost control and hit the left cable barrier then came back across hitting the right barrier.  The vehicle stopped blocking the right lane.  A small SUV came through the area and crashed into the blocking car then stopped in the left lane.  The individuals were outside the vehicles next to the first car talking when an approaching semi hit that car which hit the female standing next to it and through her into the cable barrier on the right shoulder.  She was transported by ground in serious to critical condition. A second individual was transported with moderate injuries. a medical helicopter was required but could not respond. Eastbound traffic lanes have been closed intermittently for the crash investigation.

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

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