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Driver critically injured in crash with semitruck on I-80, troopers say

Jun 28, 2023, 9:08 AM | Updated: Jul 11, 2023, 8:15 am

A driver suffered critical injuries after rear-ending a semi-truck on I-80 in Parleys Canyon late T...

A driver suffered critical injuries after rear-ending a semi-truck on I-80 in Parleys Canyon late Tuesday, the UHP said. A driver suffered critical injuries after rear-ending a semitruck on I-80 in Parleys Canyon late Tuesday, the UHP said. (Utah Highway Patrol)

(Utah Highway Patrol)

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Four people were injured, one seriously, in a crash on Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon late Tuesday night.

Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol said the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. when a van with four occupants rear-ended a semitruck while heading eastbound on I-80.

Two of the van’s occupants were taken to area hospitals in fair condition while the driver was hospitalized in critical condition. The fourth person had minor injuries, and the truck driver was not injured.

Roden said troopers were not sure why the van crashed into the semi.

A driver suffered critical injuries after rear-ending a semitruck on I-80 in Parleys Canyon late Tuesday, the UHP said. (Utah Highway Patrol)

UPDATE: The crash involved members of an East Coast band. The group’s singer suffered serious injuries in the crash.

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Driver critically injured in crash with semitruck on I-80, troopers say