Ogden, UT – Three-Car Accident and Rock Slide Closes RoadUtah Legal News
Ogden, UT (March 9, 2019) – On State Route 39, police say that a three-car crash and rock slide took place. The accident closed down the roadway for two hours on Friday, March 8th.
The Sheriff’s Office reported that a snowstorm took place in the area, which led to snow all over the roadway. Three vehicles lost control around mile marker 11 at 10:50 a.m.
Police say that the drivers involved were not speeding, but they lost control due to the road conditions and collided with one another. The roadway was closed by cleanup crews for several hours.
Police received the first reports of a rock slide in the area around the same time as the accident.
Luckily, despite the fact that two drivers were taken to the hospital for treatment, nobody received life-threatening injuries. All parties are expected to recover.
Police continue their investigation of the accident at this time.
We would like to reach out and extend our sincere sympathies to those involved, as we understand how difficult these accidents can be, especially when caused by external conditions like weather.
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