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Van hits two snowplows, UHP trooper after losing control downtown

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Feb 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-05 10:41:46-05

SALT LAKE CITY – No one was seriously injured when a white Dodge Caravan lost control and hit two snowplows and a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s car Friday morning.

UHP said a trooper was blocking traffic on I-15 northbound near mile post 305 at about 5 a.m. for a previous accident where a semi jackknifed in the HOV lane.

Two UDOT snowplows were waiting to clear the snow in the lane closure when the van lost control and hit the blade of the first snowplow, slide into the UHP trooper’s car and then crashed into the second snowplow.