Deputy Injured In Summit County Crash
Mar 11, 2020, 5:05 PM | Updated: 5:13 pm
PARK CITY, Utah – A major road into and out of Park City has been closed after a sheriff’s deputy was hit while driving his vehicle.
The crash happened just after 4 p.m. Wednesday on Olympic Boulevard. Details about the exact cause of the crash were not available.
Officials with the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said the deputy suffered head and rib injuries. The deputy’s identity was not released.
LIVE: All lanes have been closed in both directions on SR 224 at Ute Boulevard in Summit County due to a crash.
He was transported by ground to the hospital. His exact condition was not known.
Troopers with the Utah Highway Patrol were called in to conduct the investigation.
Both northbound and southbound lanes were closed while crews worked at the scene. There was no estimate of when the roadway would reopen.
Drivers have been advised to find alternate routes.
Crash on Hwy 224 is slowing traffic in both directions. NB is currently blocked entirely. Use alternate route if possible. pic.twitter.com/tjMQB1MnU2
— Park City Fire (@PCFireDistrict) March 11, 2020