1 in critical condition after crews extract 2 from crash scene

Posted at 3:18 PM, Nov 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-16 17:18:00-05

WEST JORDAN, Utah – Emergency crews had to extract two women from a vehicle that collided with a car and then impacted a retaining wall Saturday night, and officials said they believe drugs or alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

West Jordan Police Department officials said two women were traveling east on 90th South and that the passenger had cut her hand and the two were on their way to a hospital around 9:45 p.m.

The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, and the car crashed into another vehicle with two teenagers inside. The first vehicle rebounded off of the second and struck a retaining wall.

Emergency responders had to extract the women from the car, and they were taken to Intermountain Medical Center.

The woman driving the vehicle that hit the other car was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Her passenger, who had already suffered a cut to her hand, was in stable condition and received stitches.

The teens in the second vehicle were reported to be in good condition.

Police said they believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.