ARAGONITE, Utah — Two people were killed Sunday in an accident on I-80 near Aragonite.
Utah Highway Patrol says a Buick Enclave was traveling the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a Tesla at mile marker 54. The vehicles both caught on fire and each of the drivers died at the scene.
The lone passenger in the Tesla was pulled from the car and flown to a hospital in Salt Lake City in serious condition with compound fractures in both legs.
The accident has shut down eastbound traffic on the highway at mile marker 54. UHP says drivers should expect delays throughout the night.
Eastbound traffic on I-80 is stopped at milepost 54. Troopers are on scene of a two car head-on with two fatalities one additional person seriously injured. Expect long delays through the night, as the investigation may take awhile. Additional details to follow on DPS News. pic.twitter.com/Vhuvgr92cf— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) January 11, 2021