WASHINGTON COUNTY — A two-vehicle collision on northbound Interstate 15 Sunday afternoon led to a lengthy traffic backup in already heavy holiday traffic.
The driver of a 2001 Land Rover was traveling north on I-15 near milepost 39 about two miles north of the Black Ridge around 2:45 p.m. when traffic started to slow, Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Lacy said.
When the driver of the Land Rover slowed, the vehicle was smashed into from behind by a black Nissan Altima.
Both drivers reported minor injuries, Lacy said, but neither driver was transported to the hospital.
The driver of the Nissan Altima was issued a citation for following too close, Lacy said.
Northbound traffic was backed up for several miles as a result of the collision.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by the authorities and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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