Traffic alert: North I-15 reopened between Parowan and Beaver after 3-vehicle crash

Stock image, St. George News / Cedar City News

ST. GEORGE — Travelers leaving Southern Utah and heading back north are hitting a literal roadblock between Parowan and Beaver after a three-vehicle collision has caused north Interstate 15 to be closed at mile marker 93, the Utah Department of Transportation said.

Updated 7:30 p.m., March 28: Note that the interstate has been reopened.

Map shows site of incident closing north Interstate 15 on March 28, 2021 | Photo via Google Maps, St. George News

The crash took place shortly before 4 p.m., with a high-speed, rear collision involved and multiple injuries requiring Intermountain Life Flights from St. George and Provo. The incident took place shortly before the junction of I-15 with state Route 20.

Traffic is being diverted off the north 15 at mile post 82 near Paragonah, and traffic was reportedly backed up to Parowan.

The roadway was reopened around 7 p.m., though delays remain.

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