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One critically injured after crash with wrong-way driver fleeing police at I-15/I-215 junction

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Posted at 9:45 PM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-20 00:42:41-04

MURRAY, Utah — One person is in critical condition after a crash in Murray Monday night.

Police say a driver hit a Unified Police Department vehicle in Cottonwood Heights before fleeing.

The driver went the wrong way on the transition ramp from southbound I-15 to eastbound I-215. They collided head-on with two vehicles.

One female victim of unspecified age is in critical condition. A medical helicopter landed on the freeway, but it is not known at this time whether the patient was transported by air.

Police K-9s were also seen near the crash site and appeared to be searching along the freeway.

This article will be updated as more information is released.

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