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Vehicle Struck by Loose Tire

Wednesday June 2, 2021

PROVO-A Chevy Spark struck a loose tire northbound on I-15 near Provo Center St about 5:00PM this evening. The front passenger was struck by the tire and transported to an area hospital in critical condition. A second vehicle also struck the tire but no injuries were reported in that vehicle.

Troopers are looking for help in identifying the vehicle that lost it. Witnesses described it as a lifted, full sized Chevrolet pick up and that the tire came out of the bed of the truck.

If you witnessed the incident or have information on the vehicle that possibly lost the wheel, please call 801-887-3800.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Joe Dougherty
DPS Public Affairs Director
Department of Public Safety
JDOUGHERTY@UTAH.GOV

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