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Driver suffers only minor injuries following horrific-looking I-15 accident

Posted at 11:08 AM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 14:14:03-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A driver walked away from a horrific-looking accident on Interstate 15 with just minor injuries Wednesday.

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Photos from the accident scene in the northbound lanes near the Interstate 80 intersection show a gray Hyundai halfway under a semi truck, with the front seat of the vehicle completely crushed.

I-80 Accident

Despite the severity of the crash, the female driver suffered just minor injuries and was transported to the hospital. The driver of the truck was not injured, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

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Officials say the semi had stopped after missing the I-80 exit. When other cars stopped for the truck, the driver of the Hyundai swerved to avoid hitting the vehicles.