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I-215 To WB I-80 Ramp Reopens After Another Semi-Truck Crash

Aug 18, 2021, 10:26 AM | Updated: 12:44 pm
(Utah Highway Patrol)...
(Utah Highway Patrol)
(Utah Highway Patrol)

SALT LAKE CITY — The ramp from Interstate 215’s west belt to westbound I-80 was closed Wednesday after state troopers said a semi-truck slid off the road and struck a barrier.

Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol said the truck’s cab was left hanging off the east side of the ramp, and no injuries have been reported.

(Utah Highway Patrol) (Utah Highway Patrol)

Roden did not give an estimated time for when the ramp would reopen. UHP Maj. Jeff Nigbur urged drivers to slow down

This is the second crash on the ramp this month after a truck was left dangling off the overpass on Aug. 2.

Officials with the Salt Lake City Fire Department said the driver in that crash was able to safely exit the cab.

Semi-Truck Crashes Impact Salt Lake City Traffic

Troopers said the ramp reopened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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I-215 To WB I-80 Ramp Reopens After Another Semi-Truck Crash