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Eastbound I-80 reopens after rollover accident in Tooele County

Eastbound I-80 reopens after rollover accident in Tooele County

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KNOLLS, Tooele County — Eastbound I-80 was temporarily closed Thursday morning after a rollover accident injured three people, according to Utah Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at approximately 7:10 a.m. about 11 miles west of Knolls, Tooele County, according to Utah Highway Patrol public information officer Marissa Cote. One vehicle rolled on the freeway injuring a 36-year-old woman, a 14-year-old girl and a woman in her late 20s or early 30s. The 14-year-old was ejected from the vehicle, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, Cote said.

An eyewitness told KSL Newsradio that the vehicle rolled into the median.

Two medical helicopters were dispatched to the scene and two of the victims were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Eastbound I-80 was temporarily closed while the helicopters landed, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Details about what caused the accident were not immediately released.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

Contributing: Heather Kelly

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