One killed, 5 others critically injured after multiple-vehicle crash on Highway 6


SHEEP CREEK, Utah (ABC4 News) – One person is dead, and five other injured after a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday.

The crash reportedly happened at Mile Marker 193 on US-6 near Sheep Creek.

Utah Highway Patrol says a double tanker semi was westbound on SR-6 and neither slowed or stopped completely in the single westbound lane. A westbound Dodge pickup behind the semi failed to stop and struck the left rear corner of the second trailer.  

The pickup reportedly rotated into one of the two eastbound lanes, and an eastbound Yukon struck it almost directly on the driver door. The back end of the Yukon swung into the second eastbound lane and was struck by an eastbound Ford Fusion.

Troopers say the driver of the Dodge was killed on impact.  The driver of the Yukon was taken by air to a local area hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the semi was also taken by air to a local area hospital with critical injuries.  The driver of the Ford was taken by ground to a local area hospital with serious injuries.

Lt. Nick Street with the Utah Highway Patrol said that a total of 5 vehicles were involved in the crash.

UHP said eastbound traffic was being rerouted through Thistle Junction to US-89, and they are still working to reroute westbound traffic.

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