WASHINGTON – A single vehicle accident was reported on southbound I-15 near Washington Wednesday evening.
At 6:18 p.m., a Dodge Dakota traveling southbound on I-15 in the right hand lane when it went off the right side shoulder and then came back on and crossed over towards the median, witnesses said. The Dodge rolled twice in the median and caught fire. The occupants of the vehicle, James F. Gardner, 48, of West Jordan, and his son Darrell, 6, were killed in the crash. Both were wearing seat belts.
The State Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene of the crash.
Both lanes of southbound I-15 have been shutdown, with traffic being redirected to Exit 13 for the time bring.