Driver flown to hospital, others had minor injuries in West Jordan accident

Posted at 12:06 PM, Mar 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-12 14:58:22-04

WEST JORDAN, Utah – A medical helicopter has been called in for a wreck at Mountain View Corridor and 9000 S.

Emergency crews were called to the accident just after 11 a.m. Thursday.

Officials said two people are injured but their conditions are not confirmed at this time.

Rescuers had to cut at least one of the victims out of a vehicle.

Authorities have closed northbound Mountain View Corridor and westbound 9000 S.

West Jordan Police Sgt. Joe Monson said a blue Corolla driving westbound on 9000 S. ran a red light and hit a Grand AM going southbound on Mountain View Corridor.

He said the Grand AM spun out and hit a crosswalk pole..

Three people were in the Grand AM; a 38-year-old man, a female passenger and a child.

The driver was flown to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive.

The ages and injuries of the woman and child are not known at this time.

Sgt. Monson said the female driver in the Corolla had very minor injuries.

Officials did have not confirmed information about citations.