Nine-Car Pile-Up on I-15

Nine-Car Pile-Up on I-15

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(KSL News) There was a nine car pile-up on I-15 in Salt Lake County overnight.

Nine-Car Pile-Up on I-15

A driver going south near 12300 South apparently lost control after hitting a patch ice. That car hit a retaining wall. Eight other cars driving too fast along the icy surface also slid.

Two young children were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers say this accident could have been much worse.

Sgt. Martin Turner/ Utah Highway Patrol: "The skies have cleared for the time being, so the temperatures have dropped. That's caused our structures to start icing up. People just have got to realize that these conditions are going to lead to icy structures and lots of icy patches along the road."

Nine-Car Pile-Up on I-15

The interstate was closed for some time as crews cleaned up the accident and salted the road to break up some of that ice.

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