One dead after 5-car crash on Bangerter Highway
Oct 2, 2021, 3:11 PM
WEST JORDAN, Utah — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down a portion of Bangerter Highway for several hours Friday night.
The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. near 7700 South on northbound Bangerter Highway.
Driver Alert: NB Bangerter Hwy at 7800 S is closed due to a crash. Expect congestion and major delay in the area. Check the UDOT Traffic App or @waze for updates. @UDOTRegionTwo @UtahTrucking @UtahDOT
— UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) October 2, 2021
Sgt. Doug Saunders with the West Jordan Police Department said five cars were involved in the crash, adding that traffic was rolling to a stop on the roadway when another vehicle traveling northbound collided into the rear of the vehicles.
One person died as a result of the collision.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but Saunders said all parties involved are cooperating with police.
The victim’s identity has not been released.