I-80 eastbound closed in Tooele County after semi crash

Interstate 80 eastbound is closed near Knolls in Tooele County following a semi crash Monday morning. Photo Courtesy: UHP

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah, Nov. 5, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — Interstate 80 eastbound is closed near Knolls in Tooele County following a semi crash Monday morning.

A news release from the Utah Highway Patrol said the incident occurred at mile post 54, 13 miles east of Knolls, just before 8 a.m.

Drivers are being urged to use an alternate route, though officials said traffic is still able to get by on the shoulder.

“A semi traveling eastbound on I-80 pulling doubles crashed,” the news release said. “The trailers detached from the tractor. One trailer is on its side the other is still upright blocking most of the eastbound traffic.”

No one was injured in the crash.

The cause of the incident is under investigation, officials said.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

Interstate 80 eastbound is closed near Knolls in Tooele County following a semi crash Monday morning. Photo Courtesy: UHP

 

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