Motorcycle/semi crash blocks traffic on I-15

Posted at 2:14 PM, Apr 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-25 16:15:15-04

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A crash involving a semi-trailer and a motorcycle brought traffic to a standstill on Interstate 15 Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred at about 1:43 p.m. The semi-trailer was approaching the motorcycle from behind when it braked quickly and jack-knifed.

The semi-trailer made contact with the motorcycle, knocking the motorcycle driver to the ground.

The motorcycle driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital. All lanes of traffic except for the HOV lane were blocked.