SANDY -- A three-vehicle accident seriously injured a driver and snarled northbound traffic on Interstate 15 in Sandy Friday morning. It happened around 7:30 a.m. near 10200 South.
The Utah Highway Patrol says a car traveling northbound in the right lane suddenly swerved and clipped the rear of small truck, which rolled over. The car then went on to hit another vehicle in the HOV lane. The driver of the car that caused the accident was transported by ambulance with critical injuries. The other drivers escaped with minor injuries.
Troopers closed down three lanes of traffic to investigate and clear the scene. All lanes were reopened a few minutes before 10 a.m.