WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4) — A 30-year-old man has died following a three-vehicle crash on Utah 85 freeway on Thursday, Dec. 29, around 2 p.m.
Police say a semi-truck hit a Honda Civic and pushed it into a third vehicle. The driver of the Civic died from his injuries. Hazmat teams were on the scene as the truck was spilling diesel fuel.
Other individuals involved in the crash suffered minor injuries. The northbound lane on Mountain View Corridor was closed from 5400 South for the next five hours until it was cleared at 7 p.m.
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Other individuals involved in the crash suffered minor injuries, police say. Hazmat teams are on the scene investigating a possible oil spill.
The northbound lane is closed from 5400 South. Traffic from eastbound and westbound 4100 South is being diverted. The estimated clearance time is set at 6 p.m., as reported by the Utah Department of Transportation. Drivers are asked to use an alternative route.
This is a developing story. Check back as more information becomes available.