Man Pinned In Vehicle After Hitting Semi On I-80

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A man was extricated after slamming into the back of a semi. Photo Courtesy: UHP

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 8, 2015 (Gephardt Daily) — A man has beenĀ pinned in his vehicle after hitting the back of a semi on I-80 Tuesday night.

According to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce, dispatchers received a call just after 9 p.m. of an accident involving a semi on I-80 near 700 East.

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“I have never seen a vehicle this demolished and the driver actually surviving,” Royce said. “They are currently attempting to extricate him and get him to a hospital.”

Details of the accident are still unknown. An update will be provided as soon as more information becomes available.



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