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Driver critically injured in accident in Spanish Fork

26-year-old man transported by medical helicopter
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Posted at 10:17 PM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 00:50:47-04

SPANISH FORK, Utah — One person was flown to the hospital by helicopter in critical condition Monday after a collision in Spanish Fork.

According to Lt. Brandon Anderson with Spanish Fork Police, at about 4:30 p.m. a Ford Taurus was southbound on Highway 89 and failed to yield to traffic on Highway 6. The car was then t-boned on the driver's side by a westbound Mazda SUV, Anderson said.

The 26-year-old man driving the Taurus was flow to Utah Valley Hospital in critical condition.

Two passengers, one male and one female, were transported by ground ambulance. Their condition was unknown.

The female driver of the SUV was treated and released on scene.

The accident is under investigation; but police are trying to determine if alcohol played a factor.