TOQUERVILLE, Utah — Interstate 15 was shut down in both directions for hours Wednesday evening after a crash near Toquerville left an RV and semi truck in flames.
St. George News reports that the crash happened around 4:50 p.m. near milepost 31, and involved a produce truck and a recreational vehicle.
The Utah Highway Patrol reports a semi truck was following a slow vehicle, which was following an RV. The semi hit the slow car, which then slammed into the RV, pushing it into the median where it caught on fire. The semi also caught on fire.
The Utah Highway patrol reports there were no life threatening injuries involved with the crash.
Crash on I-15 at mile post 30 has resulted in a vehicle fire. This has closed I-15 in both directions temporarily. No life threatening injuries were reported.— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) August 11, 2021
Both the RV and the semi truck were deemed total losses due to the fire.
UHP officials report that as of 8:30 p.m. Thursday, I-15 is slowly beginning to open up.
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