One dead, two critically injured in crash with ‘about eight cars’ on I-215
Sep 8, 2022, 5:11 PM | Updated: 7:16 pm
MIDVALE, Utah — A child is dead and two people are in critical condition after a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 215 West on Thursday.
By 5:20 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol announced I-215 would be closed at Fort Union Blvd. due to the crash.
The crash involved about eight cars and was on I-215 west near 500 East, according to Sgt. Cameron Roden with UHP.
Roden said there were other injuries he had yet to be updated on, but knew at least one person had been airlifted to a hospital.
“It does not look good,” Roden said.
Just before 7 p.m., Roden confirmed that a child had passed away and the other two people in critical condition had been in the same car.
The car contained a mother and her children.
No identities have been released at this time.
Serious crash on I-215 South will close the westbound lanes at Ft. Union Blvd. avoid the area and use alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/zGNGVwgUR1
— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) September 8, 2022
Drivers are encouraged to find alternate routes.
This is a developing story and will be updated as details become available.