Accident causes traffic delays on Provo Canyon Rd., multiple people taken to hospital

UTAH COUNTY, Utah — A large accident injured several people and caused traffic delays Friday night on Provo Canyon Rd. (US-89) in Utah County.

According to officials with the Utah Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 4:14 p.m. on SR-189 near the SR-92 turnoff.

A pickup truck headed westbound on Provo Canyon road near the Sundance exit lost control and crossed over to eastbound traffic, hitting a passenger car head-on.

The female driver of the car was critically injured, officials said. The driver of the truck was transferred to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Three children in the passenger car were also transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available. 

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol.

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol.

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol.

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol.

Courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol.