Man flown to hospital following Washington County crash



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BROOKSIDE, Washington County — A 57-year-old man was flown to a hospital after a car making an illegal U-turn collided with a truck, officials said.

A 19-year-old man was driving a passenger vehicle along state Route 18 just a mile west of Brookside at 12:30 p.m. Sunday. He made an illegal U-turn and turned into a Ford F-150, according to Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Tara Wahlberg.

Officials called a medical helicopter to transport the driver of the truck for a possible heart attack, Wahlberg said.

An 18-year-old woman was also in the passenger vehicle; neither occupants sustained any major injuries, according to Wahlberg.

State Route 18 was temporarily closed at milepost 26 but has since been reopened.

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Jen Riess is the weekend and evening content producer for KSL.com. She also covers breaking news and in her free time loves being with her dogs and cheering on the Cleveland Browns.

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