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DRIVER HURT WHEN HIS CAR SLAMS INTO RIG ON I-15

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A car became lodged nearly 8 feet under a semitrailer truck after hitting the rig during morning rush-hour traffic Wednesday on I-15.

Muhammed Raja, 52, was removed from a Toyota station wagon and transported via helicopter to LDS Hospital with facial lacerations. He remained there Wednesday in fair condition.Raja's car slammed into the back of an R.C. Willey Home Furnishings rig after traffic came to a near standstill in the right lane of northbound I-15 near 3800 South Wednesday morning, said Utah Highway Patrol trooper Steve Bytheway.