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Car accident in Heber on Highway 40 leads to six injuries

Oct 28, 2020, 9:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 1:01 pm

The Utah Highway Patrol said a person was killed on Sunday in a multi-car pileup on southbound I-15...

The Utah Highway Patrol said a person was killed on Sunday in a multi-car pileup on southbound I-15 at mile marker 228, in the Nephi area. (Utah Highway Patrol)

(Utah Highway Patrol)

HEBER, Utah — Utah Highway Patrol responded to a multi-vehicle car accident in Heber Wednesday evening. The accident occurred in both lanes on US 40 at MP 16 and 1100 N, Heber, Wasatch Co. 

At this time both lanes are closed. So far, there are six people with injuries. However, the extent of those injuries is unknown at this time. 

UHP confirmed the car accident near Heber was due to one driver under the influence. 

 Eastbound lanes are currently closed traffic is being diverted around into westbound lanes.

This article is currently being updated with more information. 

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Car accident in Heber on Highway 40 leads to six injuries