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19 vehicles crash on Legacy Parkway due to icy roads

FILE: Utah Highway Patrol (KUTV)
FILE: Utah Highway Patrol (KUTV)
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Nineteen vehicles, including two semi trucks, crashed on Legacy Parkway due to icy roads on Friday night.

Officials said at approximately 9:45 p.m., the on-ramp to northbound I-15 from northbound State Route 67 became covered in ice.

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Due to conditions, they said multiple vehicles lost control, crashing and blocking the entire on-ramp.

Two semi trucks and 17 passenger cars collided, with a total of 19 vehicles involved.

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Utah Highway Patrol troopers said five occupants were transported to local hospitals, with the most severe injuries being a broken leg on one person and a head injury on another person. Others who were transported reportedly sustained minor injuries.

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The on-ramp was closed for two-and-a-half hours while troopers cleared the roadway.

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