ST. GEORGE — A traffic accident has forced the closure of the southbound Interstate 15 through the Cedar City area.
The Utah Department of Transportation said the I-15 is closed at mile post 61 near the 400 W/Cedar City) off ramp.
Drivers are advised to look for alternative routes. Main Street in Cedar City is a viable alternative.
As of 3:20 p.m., a portion of the highway was opened up, but the left lane remains blocked causing up to a 15-minute delay.
Editor’s note: The accident cost the life of a 3-year-old child. Story.
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