I-15 reopened, child in critical condition following car crash in Lehi

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LEHI, Utah — An eight-year-old child was flown to the hospital in critical condition after a single vehicle slammed into a wall on Interstate 15 in Lehi.

Southbound lanes have reopened after closing at milepost 282 while officials investigated and cleaned up the crash.

Utah Highway Patrol said a Kia Soul was driving Southbound when the male driver hit the left barrier and then went across all lanes of traffic, eventually crashing head on into the right barrier.

One eight-year-old child suffered a head injury and had no pulse immediately following the crash. A UDOT Incident Management Team was nearby and bystanders helped regain a pulse and the child was air lifted to the hospital.

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