TOOELE COUNTY, UT – Impairment may have been a potential factor in a wrong-way crash between a car and a semi-truck Saturday.
The collision happened around 3 a.m. on westbound I-80, KSL TV revealed. A driver of a car was traveling east on the westbound lanes when he or she collided head-on with the semi-truck.
As indicated in the photos, the impact left the semi-truck with significant damage to the front, though the semi-truck driver only sustained minor injuries.
Another vehicle struck the crash’s debris; however, no injuries were reported for that driver.
The driver of the car succumbed to fatal injuries.
Officials have not confirmed the driver’s identity.
The crash is under investigation.
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