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One critical in Lehi crash on I-15

Nov 15, 2023, 7:15 PM | Updated: Dec 19, 2023, 1:51 pm

FILE — Police lights. (KSL TV)...

FILE — Police lights. (KSL TV)

(KSL TV)

LEHI — One man is in critical condition after police said he hit a semitrailer, traveling northbound on Interstate 15 in Lehi.

Police said the crash happened at milepost 279 at approximately 6:16 p.m.

Sgt. Cam Roden with Utah Highway Patrol said that the car causing the crash was a Chevy Malibu. He said the driver was speeding and hit the right barrier wall. It then bounced back into traffic and hit a semitrailer. Roden later told KSL TV that a witness had reported that the semitrailer was hit, but authorities could not locate the involved semi.

Multiple lanes were shut down while first responders worked to free the driver from the vehicle, reducing the road to only one lane.

The driver was transported to the hospital after being cut out of the car. Roden said investigators are considering alcohol use while driving as a possible cause of the crash. Roden confirmed later that authorities could not conclude that alcohol was a factor.

The victim’s family provided a GoFundMe to contribute to his recovery.


*KSL TV does not assure that the money deposited to the GoFundMe account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit, you should consult your own advisors and otherwise proceed at your own risk. 

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One critical in Lehi crash on I-15