SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Nov. 3, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A three-vehicle collision on southbound Interstate 15 at 6100 South caused a secondary three-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
A news release from the Utah Highway Patrol said that at approximately 2:40 p.m., the first collision occurred at approximately 6100 South. The roadway in this area has one HOV lane and four general general purpose lanes with one emergency lane in the median.
“The vehicles came to rest blocking lanes two, three, and four, causing traffic to slow,” the news release said. “A short time later, a secondary collision occurred in the HOV lane at the same location involving three more vehicles. The vehicles from the secondary crash came to rest blocking the HOV lane and lane one.”
Two occupants involved in the secondary crash were transported to area hospitals by ground ambulance with non-life threatening injuries, the news release said. There were no other injuries.
All southbound traffic was directed onto the I-215 South belt route until all vehicles could be moved to the left side of the roadway. Incident Management assisted with the closure of I-15. All lanes were reopened just after 4:05 p.m.