WEDNESDAY 6/30/2021 8:55 a.m.

KAYSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – Two people were killed Tuesday evening in a chain reaction crash stemming from vehicles trying to avoid a load of canvas bags lost by a catering company near Kaysville on I-15.

Utah Highway Patrol explains a Prius and Malibu stopped to avoid the debris. A Ford F-250 then struck the Prius causing the Prius to collide with the Malibu.

Authorities state both of the Prius occupants sustained fatal injuries and died on the scene.

UHP says the driver of the F-250 has minor injuries and was arrested for a DUI.

Officers explain an adult male was taken by medical helicopter in critical condition. His condition is unknown.

The Department of Public Safety explained I-15 was shut down at 200 N until the HOV could be opened at approximately at 11:45 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: 2 killed, 3 injured in Kaysville crash that shut down parts of I-15

TUESDAY 6/29/2021 9:35 p.m.

KAYSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – Two people are dead after a crash in Kaysville Tuesday evening.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on I-15 near 200 North in Kaysville

In addition to the two people killed in the crash, three others were were injured.

Those injured were taken to the hospital. One person was airlifted in critical condition while two others were transported by ambulance where their condition is unknown, according to UHP.

A nearby traffic camera shows a medical helicopter landing in the Southbound lanes of I-15 near where the crash occurred.

Courtesy: UDOT

Southbound I-15 is closed due to the crash and traffic is being diverted off at 200 North onto US-89, officials say.

The video below shows heavy, gridlock traffic near where the crash occurred.

Officials anticipate that Southbound I-15 will be closed until approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

Police are still investigating what caused the crash.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes avaialble.