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SR-201 reopens after semi rollover causes hazmat response

Posted at 2:18 PM, Oct 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-15 18:55:47-04

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Highway Patrol troopers and a hazmat team responded to Bangerter Highway and State Route 201 after a semi hauling liquid nitrogen crashed Monday afternoon.

Utah Highway Patrol said northbound Bangerter Highway to eastbound 201 was closed as a result of the crash. The road reopened shortly before 5 p.m.

Fox 13 News first heard report of the crash around 1:45 p.m.

The vehicle in question is a semi hauling liquid nitrogen, and while hazmat has responded as a precaution troopers say “no serious risk [is] present at this time.”

No further details were immediately available.