Driver of semi hauling gravel crashes in I-15 in South Salt Lake

The driver of a semi carrying gravel on southbound Interstate 15 in South Salt Lake was in critical condition after a medical incident and a crash on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Photo: UHP

SOUTH SALT LAKE, May 2, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — The driver of a semi hauling gravel is in critical condition after he crashed his truck into a barrier at about 2700 South on Interstate 15 in South Salt Lake on Thursday.

“We are on scene of an incident at 2700 S I-15 SB,” said a 1 p.m. tweet from the Utah Highway Patrol. “A semi driver suffered a medical incident, citizens pulled him out of the semi and began CPR until EMTs arrived. The truck, hauling gravel, drove up onto the right side barrier where it came to a stop.

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“SB I-15 is down to 2 lanes while crews contain a fuel spill from the semi. The driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition.”

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