Home » News
Home » News

One killed, one injured in Interstate 15 accident

Published April 26, 2014 2:12 pm

Highway Patrol: • Driver fell asleep and car struck two men.
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

One man was killed and another critically injured on Interstate 15 near Lehi early Saturday when they were hit by a car driven by a motorist who apparently had fallen asleep.

The crash killed Boyd Miles, 42, of Franklin County, Virginia.

A semi-truck that had broken down was being hooked to a tow truck when the crash occurred at 2:34 a.m., according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The semi's two drivers were standing on the shoulder of southbound Interstate 15 when a Honda Civic drifted off the highway and struck them.

Miles died at the scene. The other truck driver was taken by helicopter to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, where he was in extremely critical condition, the UHP said.

The Honda's driver was not injured.


Twitter: @PamelaMansonSLC






Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
comments powered by Disqus