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Three People Hospitalized, Road Closed After Fiery Magna Crash 

Jul 26, 2021, 5:07 PM | Updated: 9:09 pm
(Used by permission, Darren Archer)...
(Used by permission, Darren Archer)
(Used by permission, Darren Archer)

MAGNA, Utah — A fiery crash in Magna sent at least three people to the hospital in critical condition. 

Police said four vehicles, including two semi-trucks, collided at the intersection of State Route 201 and 7200 West around 1 p.m. Monday.

Officials with the Utah Highway Patrol said a white pickup truck was traveling recklessly north on 7200 West and hit several vehicles as it crossed SR-201.

The truck ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a semi-truck traveling west.

The semi tried to avoid the collision, but hit a dump truck head-on as it sat at the red light on 7200 West.

Both of the large trucks caught fire.

UHP said the white pickup truck T-boned a Subaru that was stopped at the red light next to the dump truck.

SR-201 was closed in both directions for several hours while police investigated.

All lanes reopened to traffic just before 8 p.m. 

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Three People Hospitalized, Road Closed After Fiery Magna Crash