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Man airlifted in critical condition after crash in Washington County

Feb 26, 2024, 2:27 PM | Updated: Feb 27, 2024, 5:55 am

(Hurricane Valley Fire & Rescue)...

(Hurricane Valley Fire & Rescue)

(Hurricane Valley Fire & Rescue)

TOQUERVILLE — A man was airlifted in critical condition following a crash on southbound Interstate 15 near milepost 31.

According to Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol, a Nissan pickup truck was “reported as traveling at a high rate of speed” on southbound I-15 at approximately 11 a.m. on Monday.

The driver lost control and the truck went off to the left when it hit the barrier. The truck then rolled over the barrier and came to rest on the left shoulder of the northbound lanes.

The driver, who was the only occupant, was ejected from the car and had to be airlifted to a hospital.

Roden said the man was in critical condition.

The road was closed briefly but is now back open.

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