PRICE, UT – A 26-year-old man was allegedly impaired when he ran a red light and crashed his white 2020 Toyota Camry into a semi-truck before succumbing to fatal injuries.
This fatal wreck took place at 100 North and SR-55, also known as Main Street, before 10 p.m. Wednesday, the Utah Department of Public Safety revealed.
Troopers said the driver of the Toyota was driving south on SR 55, while the driver of the 2023 white Freightliner with a box trailer drove east on 100 North and approached the intersection.
The driver of the Freightliner struck the Toyota broadside as the Toyota motorist drove through a red light. Officials said the semi-truck driver and passenger sustained minor injuries.
First responders performed life-saving measures on the Toyota driver. However, despite their best efforts, the 26-year-old man gave in to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers have not released his name pending notification of next of kin.
Emergency crews closed the area for three hours to clear the collision and for investigation.
Additional information will be posted as it emerges.
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