Two critically injured in West Valley City crash on Mountain View Corridor

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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Jan. 24, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Two people are reported in extremely critical condition after a pickup truck and passenger car collided at the intersection at 5400 S. Mountain View Corridor Highway early Sunday evening.

“Early investigation shows WB passenger car ran red light, hit by SB pickup,” according to West Valley City Police Department on Twitter shortly after 6:30 p.m.

The two injured individuals, believed to be a 21-year-old woman and a 19- or 20-year-old man, were in a compact car traveling west on 5400 South, said Roxeanne Vainuku, spokesperson for WVCPD.

The driver of the compact car ran a red light as the pickup truck going south on Mountain View Corridor was crossing, and the pickup collided with the car’s passenger side, according to Vainuku.

Three people were in the truck and were not injured.

The intersection is expected to be closed to traffic for several hours with the exception of the northbound lanes.

Gephardt Daily will update this developing story as more information becomes known.


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