Two injured after car rolls off down Provo embankment, catches fire
PROVO, Utah — One person was critically injured and another was treated for minor injuries after a car rolled off a Provo road and caught fire.
Officials with the Provo Police Department said the crash happened around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 4800 North and University Avenue.
Investigators say it appears the silver Corvette was traveling at a high rate of speed on Foothill Drive when it hit another vehicle, causing minor damage, and struck a jersey barrier.
Police said the Corvette rolled over the barrier and down an elevated embankment onto University Avenue before catching fire.
Provo Fire & Rescue crews were able to extinguish the flames, and both occupants were taken to an area hospital.
A 25-year-old female was critically injured in the crash, while a 25-year-old man was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.
No cause for the crash has been released and police said the Traffic Accident Team is investigating.
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