Kanarraville, Utah – A 37-year-old woman from Indio, California, died at the I-15 Iron County crash after being transported to a local hospital.
On Sunday, Dec. 26, the crash occurred at about 6:27 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol reported.
According to Utah Highway Patrol, the victim was driving a white Nissan Sentra traveling northbound on I-15 near mile post 47 when a white commercial service truck rear-ended her vehicle. Following the crash, the commercial vehicle ran off the road and tumbled into the median.
The commercial driver was carried via ground transportation with no life-threatening injuries.
The victim’s car was pressed against the cable barrier.
According to Utah Highway Patrol, the crash heavily impacted both northbound and southbound traffic.
While the only impact on southbound traffic was a stagnant left lane northbound traffic was being redirected from milepost 42 to milepost 51 for about a two-hour period.