Eastbound Highway 193 reopens after crash seriously injures 3

Eastbound Highway 193 reopens after crash seriously injures 3

(Layton Police Department)

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LAYTON — Eastbound Highway 193 between Fort Lane and Fairfield Road reopened after a crash seriously injured three females Thursday morning.

SERIOUS ACCIDENT: Hwy 193 & 750 East. Multiple EMS units on scene. Significant traffic delays. Avoid the area. pic.twitter.com/CvAMTeSfT9 — Layton City (@LaytonPIO) December 14, 2017

A westbound vehicle drifted across the median and into the eastbound lane, causing a head-on collision a little before 8 a.m., according to Layton Lt. Travis Lyman.

The driver of the westbound vehicle was a 17-year-old girl with a female passenger. Both were injured in the collision. The driver of the other vehicle was a 62-year-old woman.

The three victims were transported to local trauma centers with major but not life-threatening injuries, according to Lyman.

The road reopened around 9 a.m.

INCIDENT UPDATE: 3 adult patients with serious injuries transported to local Trauma Centers. pic.twitter.com/j4LnsCPY7h — Layton City (@LaytonPIO) December 14, 2017

> Eastbound highway 193 closed between Fort Lane and Fairfield Rd until 0900 due to crash. Use alternate route. [pic.twitter.com/MkLyBzwpmA](https://t.co/MkLyBzwpmA) > > — Layton Police (@laytonpolice) [December 14, 2017](https://twitter.com/laytonpolice/status/941321802176806913?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw)

It is still unknown what caused the accident, but drugs, alcohol and speed are not considered to be factors at this time.

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