Crashes and bad weather cause traffic across Utah
Dec 8, 2022, 8:51 AM | Updated: Mar 28, 2023, 5:47 pm
(Utah Department of Transportation)
SALT LAKE CITY — Several crashes caused closures and delays on major freeways and ramps across the state Thursday morning.
An early morning crash on northbound on I-15 caused an oil spill in Draper. By 9 a.m. on Thursday, the freeway was closed at 146000 South and there were six miles of stopped traffic going into Lehi.
Here’s a look at the crude oil which spilled on NB I-15 in Draper. The freeway is CLOSED at 146th South causing 6-miles of Stopped traffic into Lehi. I-15 isn’t expected to reopen til around 9am. pic.twitter.com/7yWCwLdSB4
— Heather Kelly (@KSLHeatherKelly) December 8, 2022
Another crash on northbound I-15 closed the HOV lane in Lehi. The Utah Department of Transportation estimated that issue would be cleared at 9:15 a.m.
A crash on southbound I-15 on the border of Pleasant Grove and Lindon blocked several lanes, causing backups into American Fork.
There is a crash on Highway 121 at 4000 N in Roosevelt. The estimated clearance time isn’t until 9:00 a.m.
Additionally, there is a crash eastbound US 189 at milepost 12, three miles southeast of Provo. The estimated clearance time isn’t until 9:30 a.m.
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