MOUNTAIN GREEN, Utah, Aug. 17, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — One person was killed in a head-on collision with a semi on Interstate 84 near Mountain Green late Sunday night.
Utah Highway Patrol officials said in a news release troopers received calls about a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound travel lanes just after 11:15 p.m.
“Several units responded and more calls came in,” the news release said. “At 11:23 p.m., a caller indicated that there had been a collision. The wrong way vehicle, a Ford Crown Victoria sedan, had crashed head-on into a tractor trailer hauling onions.”
Lifesaving measures were given by troopers and medical personnel on scene, the news release said. The wrong-way driver was the only occupant of her vehicle. The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
The victim was not identified pending notification of family.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.