WASHINGTON CITY – A traffic accident near the intersection of Green Springs Drive and Red Hills Parkway temporarily closed interstate access ramps Friday night.
Around 9:45 p.m., a car heading northbound on Green Springs Drive drifted out of its lane and struck a pickup stopped at a red light. The pickup driver was waiting to access an on-ramp for southbound Intestate 15, Ed Kantor, Washington City Police public information officer, said.
The crash rendered both vehicles inoperable, and the car’s driver, an adult female, was taken to Dixie Regional Medical Center as a precaution. The pickup’s two occupants, an adult male driver and adolescent male passenger, were were not taken to the hospital, Kantor said.
Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene.
The incident temporarily blocked the I-15 Exit 10 southbound on-ramp from Green Springs Drive as well as the northbound off-ramp.
The car’s driver was cited for unsafe lane travel and operating with a denied driver’s license.
The Utah Highway Patrol and Washington County Sheriff’s Office aided with traffic control.
Ed. Note: The initial report of who was cited in this incident has been corrected.
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