One person injured in series of I-215 crashes Thursday
Jan 25, 2024, 2:02 PM | Updated: 2:03 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — One person was seriously injured Thursday afternoon in a series of crashes on I-215 near 1000 North in Salt Lake City.
The Utah Highway Patrol said semi trucks were involved in crashes on both sides of the freeway.
#EmergencyTraffic Two crashes (NB and SB) on I-215 West Belt is SLC blocking traffic near 1200 North involving a jack-knifed semi and a tractor-trailer tow truck. Only right lanes open on each side and delays building quickly. @kslnewsradio pic.twitter.com/UTpVkSR6bq
— Rikki Meece (@KSLRikki) January 25, 2024
Two other vehicles also crashed in the southbound lanes accordin to UHP. One of the people in those cars was taken to the hospital.
Traffic in both directions was held up for a couple of hours.
This story may be updated.