HEBER CITY, Utah (News4utah) – A man was flown to the hospital in extremely critical condition after a multi-vehicle crash in Heber City Saturday afternoon.
Utah Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 3:13 p.m. on SR-40 near the Heber City limits.
Troopers said preliminary investigation shows a westbound passenger car was stationary in a center multi-purpose lane waiting to turn left when the driver of a Range Rover drifted to the left, crossed the center multi-purpose lane and struck the left rear corner of the stationary passenger car.
At the same time, a Subaru Legacy and a Dodge pickup pulling a trailer were both eastbound in the same area.
The Range Rover then traveled into the eastbound lanes and struck the Dodge pickup’s trailer then continued to the right and impacted the Subaru.
It took nearly an hour to extricate the male driver of the Subaru. He was flown by medical helicopter to University of Utah Hospital in extremely critical condition.
Troopers are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash. An update will be provided once more information becomes available.