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Highway 89 in Fruit Heights Closed Due to Truck Crash

Highway 89 in Fruit Heights Closed Due to Truck Crash



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(KSL News) A construction truck traveling on Highway 89 in Fruit Heights lost its brakes today causing a major traffic snarl and sending three people to the hospital.

Highway 89 in Fruit Heights Closed Due to Truck Crash

The truck was hauling dirt for the Legacy Project and headed southbound when it lost its brakes. It soared through a red light, slammed into a pickup truck and then hit another pickup truck head on. That second pickup flipped and the construction truck lost its axles and jack-knifed.

Highway 89 in Fruit Heights Closed Due to Truck Crash

One man was seriously hurt and two others had minor injuries. They were all taken to the hospital.

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