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Lanes reopen after overturned semitruck on southbound I-15 causes major delays in Murray

An overturned semitruck blocked multiple southbound lanes of I-15 on Friday afternoon near 4000 South in Murray, with the accident causing minor injuries and major delays.

An overturned semitruck blocked multiple southbound lanes of I-15 on Friday afternoon near 4000 South in Murray, with the accident causing minor injuries and major delays. (Utah Highway Patrol)



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MURRAY – An overturned semitruck blocked multiple southbound lanes of I-15 near 4000 South in Murray, with the accident causing minor injuries and major delays on Friday.

The accident happened at around 4 p.m. Initial information from the Utah Highway Patrol said a blown tire may be to blame for causing the semitruck to strike the wall and overturn. Troopers at the scene reported minor injuries, UHP said in a tweet.

The right five southbound lanes of I-15 were closed at 3900 South in Murray and officials told drivers to expect major delays and use an alternate route.

UDOT tweeted after 9:30 p.m. that the crash has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened.

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Arianne Brown is a breaking news reporter for KSL.com. She also enjoys finding and sharing stories of everyday Utahns, a talent she developed over several years of freelance writing for various Utah news outlets.

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