UTAH

2 in critical condition after stalled vehicle leads to collision

Jun 12, 2022, 10:07 AM | Updated: 11:05 am
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FILE -- A Utah Highway Patrol trooper searches information on his computer on I-15 in Utah County Photo: Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY – Police received reports of a stalled vehicle in the middle lane of I-215 South near 1500 West at around 10 p.m. 

The stalled vehicle had 4 occupants. Two of the passengers exited the vehicle and ran to the roadside for safety. 

The driver was reportedly using his phone light to warn approaching cars that his vehicle was stalled out.

An SUV struck the back of the stalled vehicle. The collision ejected the driver from the stalled car. The two occupants who stayed in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the SUV had only minor injuries and is being investigated for driving under the influence. 

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2 in critical condition after stalled vehicle leads to collision