UHP Trooper’s vehicle hit head-on on I-15 in southern Utah

Posted at 6:12 PM, Nov 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 20:12:23-05

IRON COUNTY, Utah — A Utah Highway Patrol vehicle was involved in a head-on collision on I-15 Friday afternoon.

According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, UHP Sgt. David Bairett was attempting to slow traffic on I-15 near the border of Iron and Beaver Counties.

Around 3:40 p.m. Sgt. Bairett’s vehicle was struck head-on.

There was a major impact, but neither Sgt. Bairett nor the driver of the other vehicle was injured.