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Slick road causes head-on collision on Trappers Loop

Dec 27, 2022, 3:41 PM | Updated: 4:44 pm

First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District)...

First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District)

(Weber Fire District)

WEBER COUNTY, Utah — A driver needed extrication from their car after another vehicle crashed into them due to black ice Tuesday morning, according to Weber Fire District.

At approximately 8:10 a.m., first responders responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a sedan and a truck on State Route 167, also known as Trapper’s Loop.

According to Deputy Chief David Reed with Weber Fire District, one of the vehicles slid across the middle of the road and hit the other head-on. Each car only had one person in them.

First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District) First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District) First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District) First responders arriving at the two car crash. (Weber Fire District)

The driver of the sedan was pinned and had to be extracted from their car. They were transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

Reed said the driver of the truck refused medical treatment.

Weber Fire District, Ogden City Fire and Riverdale City Fire Heavy Rescue units, Utah Highway Patrol, and Weber County Sheriffs responded to the scene. A medical helicopter was dispatched by canceled shortly afterward.

Reed said that black ice and slick roads caused the accident, and it wasn’t the fault of either driver.

 

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Slick road causes head-on collision on Trappers Loop