ST. GEORGE — Southbound Interstate 15 in Weber County near Roy was shut down shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday after a plane crashed in the area, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
All southbound traffic on I-15 is being diverted off the highway at 31 Street in Ogden to Interstate 84 after a small plane crashed near the interstate, while the northbound travel lanes of I-15 remain open.
UHP advised all northbound traffic to “focus on driving while passing the incident so other crashes are avoided,” according to a tweet posted by the agency shortly before 4:30 p.m.
Southbound I-15 will remain closed for three hours, authorities estimate. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
This is a developing story.
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