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Traffic diverted off I-80 after rollover accident

Posted at 9:38 AM, Apr 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-21 13:33:29-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Traffic was diverted off parts of Interstate 80 in Salt Lake City after a semi truck rollover Thursday morning.

The accident occurred before Foothill Drive on the highway when the truck carrying spools of metal overturned.

All westbound I-80 traffic was diverted to the I-215 east ramp where drivers were able to take a ramp to return to I-80.

A spokesperson with the Utah Highway Patrol said a passenger in the truck was transported to the hospital with injuries.

The highway reopened to traffic at 11:30 a.m.