1 dead, 1 injured in West Jordan crash

West Jordan Crash
Police investigators on the scene of a fatal crash in West Jordan on 9000 S. near 1240 West, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScannerPolice investigators on the scene of a fatal crash in West Jordan on 9000 S. near 1000 West, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

WEST JORDAN, Utah, March 25, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — One person is dead and a second injured after a five vehicle accident on 9000 S. 1000 West.

South Jordan Police Detective Scott List told Gephardt Daily the accident happened about 7:05 a.m. Thursday when a westbound vehicle on 9000 South crossed into the center lane and then into oncoming traffic.

The westbound vehicle side-swiped a Salt Lake County Health Department truck before hitting another car head-on.

The driver who crossed into westbound traffic was killed in the crash. The driver of the eastbound car who was hit head-on was injured and taken to Jordan Valley Hospital in stable condition.

West Jordan Crash
Police investigators on the scene of a fatal crash in West Jordan on 9000 S. near 1000 West, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

A Jeep that was also heading east was caught up in the accident, as was another vehicle which drove through the debris field caused by the initial crash.

There were no other reports of injuries.

Police have yet to release the victim’s name pending notification of family members.

Det. List urged drivers to avoid the area until crash scene investigators could clear the accident site.

Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.

West Jordan Fatal Crash
Police investigators on the scene of a fatal crash in West Jordan on 9000 S. near 1000 West, Thursday, March 25, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

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