SALT LAKE COUNTY
One person killed in wrong-way head-on collision on I-15 near Beck Street
SALT LAKE CITY — A driver died early Wednesday morning when police said he was hit by another driver going the wrong way on I-15 near the Salt Lake/Davis County line.
According to Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol, a driver got onto the freeway going southbound in northbound lanes when it hit another car head-on.
The victim, who was traveling in the right direction and wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The wrong-way driver was transported in a life-threatening condition and has since been upgraded to a serious-non-life-threatening condition.
The UHP is investigating if alcohol impairment was involved
I-15 northbound was closed at 2300 North for approximately 2 hours. It reopened around 7 a.m.
I-15 northbound is closed at 2300 North in Salt Lake County for a Serious crash. Traffic is diverted off northbound at Warm Springs Rd. Closure is estimated for approximately 2 hours. Possible detours will be included. pic.twitter.com/fyDvJlp9CQ
— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) February 1, 2023
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