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Woman in critical condition after colliding with wrong-way driver



SALT LAKE CITY  – A woman is in critical condition after colliding with a wrong-way driver Monday evening.

According to Lt. Nick Street of the Utah Highway Patrol, the wrong-way driver first hit a parked police car in Cottonwood Heights. He then took off, traveling in the wrong direction on the transition ramp from southbound I-15 to eastbound 215 when it collided with two other cars.

One woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition, as were the driver and the passenger in the second car.

A police search helicopter could also be seen flying over the crash.

Authorities tell ABC4 the driver who allegedly caused the crash is now in custody, but add that they are actively looking for another person who may have been running from the driver’s car.

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