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Police: Driver jumped over barrier after crash, fell from overpass in Murray

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Mar 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-04 15:03:54-05

MURRAY, Utah – A man is in critical condition after police said he crashed into a barrier on I-15 southbound and then jumped over the barrier, falling off the overpass.

Authorities are investigating the accident causing traffic delays just south of 7200 S. in Murray.

Officials said a black car hit the barrier, then the driver got out and jumped over the barrier for an unknown reason.

When the driver jumped over the barrier, he fell from the overpass.

Officers said they are investigating if alcohol played a part in the accident.

Authorities have not confirmed the driver’s identity.