WASHINGTON – A teenager was transported to the hospital after her SUV rolled on Interstate 15 Friday afternoon.
Around 1:45 p.m., Friday, an SUV was traveling southbound on I-15 near mile post 14 when it veered off the road and hit a construction sign, causing the vehicle to roll, Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Todd Johnson said. The driver, a 16-year-old female, was reportedly distracted by the radio when the accident occurred, he said.
Southbound I-15 was restricted to single-lane travel around the accident. The scene was cleared by 2:30 p.m.
The driver was the sole-occupant of the vehicle and was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center for minor injuries.
Ed. Correction Aug 10, 2013: Sourcing error. The Utah Highway Patrol issued a correction concerning the driver’s age. This article has been edited accordingly.
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