Photos: One critically injured in semi-truck wreck that closes Bangerter at 12600 South


(KUTV) — A crash has closed Bangerter Highway at 12600 South after semi-truck rolled over Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of a white passenger car was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to police. The back end of the driver's vehicle was crushed by the load from the semi.

Eastbound and westbound traffic on 12600 South, at Bangerter Highway, will be closed in both directions for between two to four hours. Northbound and southbound traffic on Bangerter Highway is open, but with lane restrictions according to Unified Police Department.

A semi trailer carrying sheetrock rolled over after the driver attempted a right-hand turn, police said. The load of the truck is being blamed for the rollover.

The occupants of that vehicle refused medical treatment. The accident happened around 1:39 p.m.

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