TRAFFIC & CRASHES

Four-Vehicle Crash Closes Part Of SR-201 For Several Hours

Jun 13, 2021, 12:03 AM | Updated: Jul 13, 2023, 4:26 pm

FILE (Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)...

FILE (Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)

(Mark Wetzel, KSL TV)

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — At least three people were hospitalized after they were injured in a four-vehicle crash on state Route 201 in West Valley City.

The incident happened near 12000 West at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said a car cut off a UPS box truck that was traveling westbound on S.R. 201, which caused the UPS driver to swerve into oncoming traffic and strike a Ford Explorer head-on.

The impact of that collision then sent the Explorer into a Dodge SUV.

Officials said the occupants in the Explorer were taken to the hospital by helicopter, and the driver of the SUV was taken by ambulance.

S.R. 201 has been closed in both directions while troopers investigate the scene.

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Four-Vehicle Crash Closes Part Of SR-201 For Several Hours