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10 INJURED AS VAN ROLLS OVER, HITS 2ND VEHICLE

Three people were hospitalized, one in critical condition, Saturday after a van rolled once on I-15.

Fourteen people had been taken to area hospitals, but seven were treated and released, and four others did not need treatment.Names, ages and addresses of the injured victims were not released.

A minivan and pickup truck traveling south were attempting to move into the same lane near 1300 South about 11 a.m. when the accident occurred. The driver of the van swerved toward a west guardrail to avoid a collision, overcorrected and flipped once, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Dennis Bring-hurst said.

Another minivan traveling south struck the sliding van on its front bumper before both came to rest in the left lanes of traffic.

"It was fortunate that van hit the other on its bumper and not the roof or windshield," Bringhurst said.

The rolling van slid about 100 feet before it was struck by the other vehicle.

Five ambulances responded to the scene and took 14 people, including several children, to Holy Cross, University, LDS and Primary Children's hospitals. All but three were released. One underwent surgery at Primary Children's Medical Center.

UHP troopers diverted southbound traffic through the 1300 and 2100 South collector system for more than an hour while emergency crews worked at the scene.

The pickup truck was not involved in the collision and left the scene.