Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Semi crashes in I-15 near Centerville
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

A semi-trailer rig crashed with another vehicle and then overturned early Thursday morning, slowing the commute into the Salt Lake Valley in the area of Interstate 15 near Centerville.

Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Todd Johnson said the northbound produce-hauling big rig went out of control after it collided with a 2008 Suzuki sedan, also northbound, about 4:30 a.m. The semi then careened into the median, rolled over the guardrail and came to rest in the southbound lanes.

The wreck blocked three lanes. Both the semi's and the Suzuki's drivers were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Johnson said fatigue experienced by the Suzuki's driver appeared to be a factor in the accident, but details of the collision remained under investigation.

UHP said that full traffic flow resumed by 7 a.m. in the northbound lanes, where the Suzuki had been blocking traffic. It took troopers and emergency crews several hours more to clear the southbound lanes.

remims@sltrib.com

Twitter: @remims

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.