Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after fiery crash in Tooele County

  • Source: KSTU-TV FOX 13 Salt Lake City
  • Published: 07/21/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: A motorcycle rider is in the hospital following a crash with a car in Erda that also resulted in a massive fire. The biker was traveling southbound on State Route 36 and ran a red light at the intersection of Erda Way, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The motorcycle t-boned a Volkswagen car that was heading west on Erda Way. The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and was taken via helicopter to a hospital in the Salt Lake area with serious injuries. The car caught on fire after the crash, and SR-36 was temporarily closed in the area. It has since been reopened. No one in the Volkswagen was injured.


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