Update: Big Cottonwood Canyon reopens after major crash

Two tow trucks were required to pull one of the vehicles out of the ravine after a two-car crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. Photo: UDOT Cottonwoods/Twitter

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah, Jan. 25, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Big Cottonwood Canyon has reopened in both directions Sunday night after being closed due to a “major accident” that sent two vehicles hurtling off the road earlier in the day.

Unified Police Department had closed SR-190 to uphill and downhill traffic at the S-turn at mile post 6.2, according to a 2 p.m. tweet from UDOT Cottonwood Canyons.

Medical crews were on scene and officers were investigating the two-vehicle crash.

Two tow trucks were required to pull the vehicles back up to the road.

According to UPD, four people were injured in the S-curve crash, three with minor injuries, and one in serious condition. No further information was available regarding their status Sunday night.

Two tow trucks were required to pull one of the vehicles out of the ravine after a two-car crash in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. Photo: UDOT Cottonwoods/Twitter

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