The scene of an alleged accident at milepost 15 on I-15 in Washington County on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022 | Picture courtesy of UHP for St. George Information
ST. GEORGE — Two southbound and one northbound lane of Interstate 15 needed to be closed for a number of hours in Washington County on Friday night to clear the scene of a wreck.
At roughly 6:30 p.m., two southbound autos making a lane turn into the identical lane collided, in accordance with Cpl. Tara Wahlberg, Utah Freeway Patrol.
One passenger automobile and one semi-tractor trailer have been touring southbound on I-15 simply previous the Hurricane exit, close to milepost 15, once they collided with one another, Wahlberg mentioned.
“The semi was in the precise lane and altered lanes into the center lane,” Wahlberg mentioned. “On the identical time, the passenger automobile modified lanes from the left lane into the center.”
The incident induced the truck and trailer to cross by means of the median into northbound site visitors the place each turned over onto the driving force’s facet earlier than coming to a cease. The motive force and passenger of the semi have been each handled for minor accidents. Each autos have been towed from the scene that was absolutely cleared by 9:30 p.m., Wahlberg mentioned.
“There have been no accidents to the driving force of the passenger automobile,” she mentioned.
This report is predicated on preliminary info supplied by regulation enforcement and first responders and will not include the complete scope of findings.
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