Traffic alert: Accident on I-15 northbound triggers freeway shutdown, delays

Life Flight lands on I-15 to pick up an accident victim near mile marker 48 northbound, Iron County, Utah, April 22, 2016 | Photo by Tracie Sullivan, St. George News

IRON COUNTY – A serious accident involving a motorcycle on Interstate 15 northbound near mile marker 48 has triggered a freeway closure and traffic is backed up at least two miles.

According to the Utah Department of Transportation, an accident occurred at about 4:10 p.m. Friday near Kanarraville and traffic delays were expected.

A secondary vehicle accident occurred on northbound I-15 at milepost 47.  According to UDOT’s CommunterLink website, the right lane is closed and may not be cleared until 6:42 p.m. Delays are to be anticipated.

Details surrounding both incidents will be posted as they become available.

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Email: tsullivan@stgnews.com

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