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Wrong-way semitruck hits trooper, multiple cars in Parleys Canyon

Oct 13, 2023, 9:12 PM | Updated: Oct 20, 2023, 8:44 am

SUMMIT PARK, Summit County – A wrong-way semitruck crashed into three vehicles, including a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle on Friday evening in Parleys Canyon.

Just before 7 p.m., a semitruck pulled into the median on Interstate 80 near milepost 143 near Summit Park, according to Utah Highway Patrol trooper Chris Bishop.

The truck backed up into traffic and across the median into oncoming traffic, Bishop said. A UHP trooper tried to get the semi to stop and was hit in the process.

No injuries were reported.

A wrong-way semi-truck crashed into three vehicles, including a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle on Friday evening in Parley’s Canyon. (Utah Highway Patrol)

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Wrong-way semitruck hits trooper, multiple cars in Parleys Canyon