ACCIDENTS & INJURIES

Multi-vehicle crash closed down SR 73 near Eagle Mountain

Oct 7, 2023, 6:35 PM | Updated: Oct 9, 2023, 9:35 am

The rolled over car that the teenager was driving on SR 78. (Utah County Sheriff's Office)...

The rolled over car that the teenager was driving on SR 78. (Utah County Sheriff's Office)

(Utah County Sheriff's Office)

EAGLE MOUNTAIN — Three people are in serious condition after a multi-vehicle crash on state Route 73, according to the Utah County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office says the crash happened on Cory Wride Memorial Highway just east of Mount Airey Road on Saturday afternoon.

Utah County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Spencer Cannon said a 17-year-old boy was driving westbound and drifted over the center median. The teenager crashed head-on into an eastbound car, spun around a second car, then hit a third car.

Cannon said three people were taken by ambulance to the hospital, but their injuries were not detailed.

Police asked travelers to use alternate routes as all lanes of traffic were closed until 7:15 p.m.

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Multi-vehicle crash closed down SR 73 near Eagle Mountain