At slightest 7 radical were killed successful a 20-vehicle pileup clang during a sandstorm Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.
The crashes happened connected Interstate 15 adjacent the municipality of Kanosh, according to a quality release. Several radical were reportedly taken to hospitals successful captious condition. Ground and aerial ambulances were utilized to transport clang victims.
The pileup occurred during a play of precocious winds that caused a particulate oregon sandstorm which reduced visibility, the road patrol said.
I-15 remained partially unopen down precocious Sunday. Traffic was redirected astir the clang site.
Kanosh is located astir 160 miles (258 kilometers) southbound of Salt Lake City.