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Crash in Vernon closes Highway 36

Sep 25, 2022, 4:24 PM | Updated: 4:33 pm

A series of accidents on Highway 36 in Tooele County has the Utah Department of Transportation step...

A crash on Highway 36 in Vernon has closed both lanes of the roadway. A series of accidents on Highway 36 in Tooele County has the Utah Department of Transportation stepping in. (Colleen Shuman)

(Colleen Shuman)

VERNON, Utah — Airmed responded to a three-vehicle crash that closed Highway 36 Sunday.

According to Utah Highway Patrol, the crash occurred near Mile Post 19 at around 2:19 p.m.

A vehicle struck a trailer, causing it to flip and spin out. Following this, the trailer was struck by an additional oncoming vehicle.

UHP reports minor injuries to everyone involved except for the first vehicle to hit the trailer. Additionally, it says one person had to be extracted from their vehicle. They were flown by Airmed with serious injuries, according to UHP.

Both lanes of the roadway are closed at this time.

This story will be updated as more information is made available.

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Crash in Vernon closes Highway 36