Two injured after vehicle reportedly runs red light at Bangerter and SR-201

Posted at 8:48 PM, Jul 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-26 22:48:57-04

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Two people suffered minor injuries in West Valley City Sunday, and fire department officials said the collision occurred when a driver failed to notice a traffic signal was red.

A green SUV was heading northbound when the driver didn’t notice the light was red in the area where State Route 201 meets Bangerter Highway.

Another car going through the intersection tried to swerve and avoid the SUV, but the two met in the middle.

“The green SUV, upon our arrival, was up on its side,” said Battalion Chief Chris Beichner of the West Valley City Fire Department. “Our first priority was to stabilize that, and then we could go render aid– which also included extraction to a male passenger in the silver car.”

There were two adults and two children in the SUV. One of them had minor injuries. A man in the other vehicle suffered a broken leg.