UPDATE: Driver who died in South Salt Lake crash identified

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UPDATE: FRIDAY 1/7/22 1:47 P.M.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – The victim of a two-car accident that happened Thursday afternoon has been identified. Officials say the victim is 34-year-old Ivan Ortiz.

The female driver driving the other vehicle is still in critical condition.

An investigation is still ongoing.

Story will be updated as more information becomes available.


UPDATE: THURSDAY 1/6/22 8:32 P.M.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – One driver has died and the other is in critical condition after a two-car accident that happened Thursday afternoon.

Police said the driver that was killed is a 35-year-old man, and the second driver, a woman, remains in critical condition.

The accident happened at 700 E 3300 South in South Salt Lake.

No other details have been released.

The incident is still under investigation.


ORIGINAL STORY: South Salt Lake crash sends two to the hospital

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – A crash involving two cars in South Salt Lake has sent two people to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

The incident happened at 700 East 3300 South, injuring both drivers.

The drivers were transported to a local hospital where their conditions are unknown at this time.

Northbound 700 East at 3300 South is currently closed and police are asking drivers to avoid the area and choose an alternate route.

ABC4 has a crew heading to the scene to gather more information.


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