UPDATE: High winds tip semitrailers on I-15, Legacy Parkway

Posted at 10:42 AM, Dec 30, 2014

DAVIS COUNTY UPDATE: No one was injured in three semitrailer rollovers in Davis County Tuesday.

As of 2:30 p.m., the semitrailers were resting on their side and have been removed from the roadways, according to a Facebook post from Davis County Sheriff’s Office.

The Facebook post states all drivers are OK and have left their trucks.

The trucks will remain off to the side of the road until the storm passes, the post states.

Officials appreciate the Good Samaritans stopping to check the welfare of the drivers, but the trucks are empty.

Officials ask that motorists not stop and don’t call 911.

The semitrailers are located at Interstate 15 northbound past Centerville, I-15 northbound Glovers Lane and northbound Legacy Parkway.


DAVIS COUNTY, Utah – The left lane of northbound Legacy Parkway was closed Tuesday morning after a high winds caused a semitrailer to tip on its side and partially obstruct the road, and two other semitrailers were blown over on I-15.

Utah Department of Transportation officials stated around 10 a.m. that the left lane of northbound Legacy Parkway was closed at mile post 10, in the area of 1550 South. The lane reopened a short time later after crews moved the semi out of the way.

Todd Royce of the Utah Highway Patrol said the semitrailer was blown over by wind and that there were no injuries associated with the crash. There were no other vehicles involved.

High wind restrictions were in place along portions of I-15 but were later lifted, see the tweet below for details and follow UDOT on Twitter for updates.

FOX 13 News' Kiersten Nuñez tweeted photos of another semitrailer that had tipped, this one on I-15. She reports that a total of three semitrailers had tipped, two on I-15 and one on Legacy Parkway. There were no injuries reported in connection with the three incidents.

Heavy winds and cold weather contributed to more hazardous conditions and several crashes on Utah roadways Monday and into Tuesday, click here for details