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Friday March 31, 2023 Salt Lake City, UT Alerts: UHP Statement on I-215 W NB 700 North Crash READ


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UHP Statement on I-215 W NB 700 North Crash

Friday March 3, 2023

On March 3, 2023, just before 1:30PM a UHP trooper was stationary on the shoulder of I-215 W Northbound approximately two miles south of the 700 North off ramp.  A vehicle passed the trooper at a high rate of speed.  The trooper pulled into traffic and activated his emergency equipment and attempted to catch up to the violator. As the trooper approached the top of the 700 North off ramp he observed the violator enter the intersection and crash into a second vehicle.  Both drivers were transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

Salt Lake City Police Department and is handling the crash investigation. The Salt Lake County protocol team is involved in the investigation as well.

Any questions into the crash investigation shall be directed to SLCPD.




Hillary Koellner
Director of Public Affairs
Department of Public Safety


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