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Wrong-way driver on I-15 seriously injured after Orem crash

By Payton Davis, KSL  |  Posted Jan 13th, 2018 @ 9:40am


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OREM — A man driving south on northbound I-15 sustained serious injuries after crashing head-on into a pickup truck late Friday night.

The accident occurred when a man in a Subaru Forester collided with a Ford pickup near milepost 271 at 10:50 p.m., according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The crash closed all northbound I-15 lanes for two hours.

Officials said the Subaru driver was transported to Utah Valley Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck elected to go to the hospital with a family member or friend to be checked out but was not seriously injured, UHP said.

According to UHP, open containers of alcohol were found inside the Subaru.

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