WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, June 12, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A wrong-way driver died on the scene early Sunday after the person’s car, traveling east in a westbound lane, had a head-on collision with another vehicle, a compact SUV.
The accident was dispatched at 1:09 a.m., and crews responded to the scene, near 3400 West on State Route 201.
The driver of the westbound vehicle, a gray Ford Ecosport, was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
“Alcohol impairment is being investigated in the case of the wrong-way vehicle,” the DPS statement says.
Westbound SR-201 was closed for several hours during the investigation.