Injured motorist extricated after Roy crash

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ROY, Utah, Jan. 26, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Police in Roy are investigating a single-vehicle crash which left one person trapped inside an overturned truck near 1900 West and 5600 South.

The accident was first reported about 10 a.m. Wednesday.

When first responders arrived they “found a patient stuck inside the vehicle and needed to be extricated,” according to a statement by the Roy City Police Department.

“Heavy Rescue Unit 41 was called to assist Roy Fire crews. After an approximate 30 minute extrication time, the patient was removed and transported to a local hospital,” the RCPD said.

Stuart Hackworth, public information officer for RCPD told Gephardt Daily that a vehicle that was southbound on I-15 took the exit at 5600 South.

“He was going at a high rate of speed westbound on 5600 South, tried to make the turn and hit a pole,” Hackworth said. “The vehicle rolled, and the driver had to be extricated.”

Hackworth said the man was transported to McKay-Dee Hospital, but his condition is currently unknown.

The Roy Fire Department was assisted by Riverdale Fire Department during the rescue efforts. Gephardt Daily will update the story as more information becomes available.


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