5 Richfield High School students involved in crash, 4 who were critically injured were flown to hospitals

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RICHFIELD, Utah (ABC4 News) – Five high school students from Richfield were injured after the driver failed to negotiate a curve on a dirt road Tuesday afternoon.

According to officials with the Utah Highway Patrol, the crash happened on a road known as the “CC Road” just east of Richfield when the driver who was traveling at a high rate of speed lost control.

Troopers said the inexperienced driver went off the right side of the road and down a deep ravine.

Four of the teens were critically injured and were flown to Salt Lake Valley.

Troopers said only two of the teens were wearing seatbelts.

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