VIDEO: The driver of a semitractor-trailer was taken to the hospital after his truck tipped over on the southbound offramp at the Hurricane Exit of Interstate 15, troopers said.
“He was likely going too fast around that bend,” said Utah Highway Patrol trooper Michael Freeman.
Freeman said that the driver was charged with speeding. The truck sustained moderate damage, and the driver’s injuries were minor, Freeman said. The 20-year-old driver was wearing seatbelt. Still the offramp was completely closed down from 2:20 p.m. until approximately 4:20 p.m.
Josh Brooks, who works for the Utah Department of Transportation, told St. George News that he called in the accident after seeing a cloud of dust.
“I was on state Route 9,” Brooks said, “when I saw a big cloud of dust.