Jackknifed semi-truck closes northbound Interstate 15 at Spanish Fork

A jackknifed semi-truck closed Interstate 15 northbound at Spanish Fork Friday afternoon, officials said. Photo Courtesy: UDOT

SPANISH FORK, Utah, Feb. 24, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A jackknifed semi-truck closed Interstate 15 northbound at Spanish Fork Friday afternoon, officials said.

The crash occurred at mile post 257 at Main Street/Spanish Fork at approximately 12:30 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce told Gephardt Daily. Royce said there were a series of smaller crashes and the semi jackknifed into traffic and hit seven cars.

A medical helicopter landed to transport a man in his 50s, who is in serious condition, Royce said. The man was an occupant of one of the cars.

There were no other injuries that required transportation, Royce added.

All lanes re-opened at 2:30 p.m., but there were residual delays.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.

A jackknifed semi-truck closed Interstate 15 northbound at Spanish Fork Friday afternoon, officials said. Photo Courtesy: UDOT

 

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