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Accident Closes Eastbound I-80

Accident Closes Eastbound I-80

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The eastbound lanes of Interstate-80 were closed most of the day at 9000 West after a head-on collision this morning.

Accident Closes Eastbound I-80

The Utah Highway Patrol says a car carrying two people swerved into the eastbound lanes of I-80, slamming into a semitrailer truck carrying cantaloupe.

Officers say two adults and three children in the semitrailer and the two people in the car all suffered non-life threatening injuries but were transported to the hospital.

Eastbound traffic was diverted onto State Road 201.

There's no word yet on the cause of the accident.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Accident Closes Eastbound I-80
Accident Closes Eastbound I-80

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