Driver transported to hospital after head-on crash in West Valley City

Police are investigating a head-on crash near 4100 South and 1300 West in West Valley City on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2220. Photo courtesy of Donovan Garza

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Feb. 23, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) —  A young woman driver was transported to the hospital in fair condition Sunday evening after a head-on collision near 4100 South and 1300 West.

Lt. Justin Wyckoff, with the West Valley City Police Department, said the crash occurred just before 5:20 p.m., as the 18-year-old woman was driving westbound on 4100 South.

The 17-year-old male driver of an eastbound vehicle drifted over into the oncoming lane and the cars collided head-on.

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Wyckoff said both vehicles were Cadillacs. A small passenger car also was hit, but Wyckoff said that vehicle only had minor damage.

The 18-year-old woman’s injuries are non-life-threatening, Wyckoff said.

The 17-year-old driver of the at-fault car is being checked for impairment, he said.

The road was closed, with traffic being diverted to 3900 South, but was expected to be clear by about 7 p.m.

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