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1 injured in Lehi crash that shut down northbound I-15

By Carter Williams and Jacob Klopfenstein, | Updated - Apr 17th, 2019 @ 4:47pm | Posted - Apr 17th, 2019 @ 2:16pm

LEHI — One man suffered injuries in a crash that shut down four lanes of northbound I-15 near 1200 North in Lehi for nearly an hour Wednesday afternoon.

The crash took place just before 2:30 p.m., according to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street. A single vehicle lost control and hit a concrete barrier, he said.

The male driver of the car, who was the only occupant, was unconscious after the crash and was listed in poor to critical condition as of 4:30 p.m., Street said.

Two lanes were initially closed, but traffic was halted shortly before 2:10 p.m. to allow a medical helicopter to land on the freeway. Construction in the area slowed the medical responders, according to Street.

Two lanes reopened about 2:50 p.m. and the other two lanes were reopened soon after.

Further details about the crash were not released.

Carter Williams
Jacob Klopfenstein

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