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Fillmore Crash Sends Two People To The Hospital

May 16, 2021, 7:14 PM | Updated: May 17, 2021, 7:14 am
(Fillmore, Utah Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)...
(Fillmore, Utah Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)
(Fillmore, Utah Volunteer Fire Department/Facebook)

FILLMORE, Utah — Two people were transported to the hospital after fire crews said they were trapped inside a semi that crashed and caught fire in Fillmore.

The incident happened at the 167 structure around 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

Corp. Andrew Battenfield with the Utah Highway Patrol said the semi was traveling southbound when it drifted into the median and continued up an embankment on the opposite side.

The Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department said two people were trapped inside when the vehicle caught fire, but crews were able to put it out and extract them.

The driver was flown to Utah Valley Hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries, while the passenger was treated at an area hospital and released.

Additional information about the incident was not immediately available.

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Fillmore Crash Sends Two People To The Hospital