Update: Medical incident leads to rollover accident at I-80 westbound and 1300 East

An accident has been reported on westbound Interstate 80 at about 1300 East. Photo: Gephardt Daily

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 29, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — There were some frightening moments during Friday’s evening rush hour when a man suffering from a medical condition rolled his jeep at the top of the on ramp at Interstate 80 and 1300 East.

A spokesman for the Utah Highway Patrol told Gephardt Daily that the driver — identified only as a Bountiful resident — had prompted calls to 911 for driving erratically in the moments prior to the accident.

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Troopers say the driver was bumped and bruised, but otherwise escaped injury.

The right two lanes of I-80 westbound were closed for about 90 minutes.


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