9 critically injured in car wreck, SR-6 closed near Wellington

Posted at 7:43 PM, Nov 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-30 22:12:41-05

CARBON COUNTY, Utah — Officials responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Road 6 Saturday near Wellington.

Utah Highway Patrol officials said 9 people were critically injured in the accident, and SR- 6 is closed near Wellington.

According to information from the Utah Highway Patrol, a Chevy truck was traveling westbound on SR-6 at mile marker 258. One of the tires on the truck separated, and the truck veered right and then back to the left and into eastbound traffic.

The truck was T-boned by a Nissan Pathfinder traveling eastbound. There were two adults and three children in the truck, and they were all taken to a hospital in critical condition. There were two adults and two children in the Pathfinder, and they were all transported in critical condition.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.