Wreck on I-15 NB blocking traffic at 5800 S.; two children injured

Posted at 2:01 PM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-27 16:40:49-04

SALT LAKE CITY - A multi-car accident on I-15 northbound at 5800 S. is blocking traffic.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route.

The Utah Highway Patrol said an SUV was pulling a camp trailer in the far left lane when traffic came to a quick stop because of another wreck up ahead.

A semi plowed through the back of the camper and hit the back of the SUV where a young child and a 13-year-old teen received minor injuries.

They were taken to the hospital to be checked out.

Troopers said debris covered all of the northbound lanes.

Authorities have not confirm what led to the wreck at this time.

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