MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – One passenger in a vehicle involved in the multi-car crash that shut down westbound Interstate-215 at Ft. Union Blvd. has reportedly died.

Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) told ABC4 that a six-year-old passenger in one of the vehicles involved has died, wile his mother and two sisters are in critical condition.

ORIGINAL STORY: POLICE: Major crash closes I-215 at Ft. Union

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 / 5:15 P.M.

MIDVALE, Utah (ABC4) – A major car crash has been reported on Interstate-215.

Sgt. Cameron Roden with the Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) told ABC4 that the crash is affecting the westbound lanes of Interstate-215 South near 500 East.

According to Sgt. Roden, about eight cars were involved in the crash and that there have been several critical injuries as a result.

UHP will be closing off the westbound lanes of Interstate-215 at Ft. Union Blvd. for the time being. Residents have been advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes if needed.

This is a developing story and ABC4 will provide updates as they become available.