Traffic alert: Serious injury crash affecting traffic on I-15 in Cedar City

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CEDAR CITY — A rollover on southbound Interstate 15 in Cedar City is currently causing delays for motorists.

Traffic backup on southbound Interstate 15 behind a rollover crash at milepost 54, Iron County, Utah, Sept. 29, 2018 | Photo courtesy of Julie Applegate, St. George News

The crash was reported just after 4 p.m. near mile marker 54 on southbound I-15. People involved reportedly suffered serious injuries.

A Cedar City News reporter passing the scene said a single vehicle was rolled on the west side of the interstate.

The road impact is expected to be cleared by approximately 8 p.m., according to the Utah Department of Transportation. In the meantime, delays of 15 minutes or more are expected in the area of the crash in the southbound lanes as first responders tend to the scene.

UDOT recommends drivers find an alternate route.

Cedar City News reporter Jeff Richards contributed to this report.

Update 5:05 p.m. The estimated time for the road to be cleared has been extended to 8 p.m.

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