Police say all 9 victims in wrong-way crash stable, expected to recover

Posted at 9:42 PM, Apr 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-24 18:04:40-04

HERRIMAN, Utah — Nine people were injured in a wrong-way crash on Mountain View Corridor Saturday night, and while four were initially in serious to critical condition all patients were stable as of Sunday.

Police stated a silver SUV was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes and collided with a white minivan that had two adults and five children inside. The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the area of 14600 South and Mountain View Corridor.

Both drivers were seriously injured in the crash, and a front seat passenger in each car was listed as being in critical condition.The five children in the minivan are all in fair condition, and police said the children were able to walk away from the crash because they were properly restrained.

Sunday, police sated that all of the victims are now in stable condition and are expected to recover.

While it wasn’t clear why the SUV was traveling the wrong way, police stated they do not suspect DUI in the case.

The driver and passenger in the wrong-way SUV are 16.

AirMed and LifeFlight helicopters were dispatched to the scene, and southbound lanes were closed as those units responded.

FOX 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.