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BOUNTIFUL TEEN CRITICAL WITH HEAD INJURIES

A Bountiful teen remained hospitalized in critical condition Friday with injuries he suffered during a head-on collision that injured three people.

The accident occurred Wednesday night at 400 South on I-15 in Bountiful and closed closed the freeway's northbound lanes for more than an hour.A southbound car driven by Dustin Seely, 16, Bountiful, went out of control about 9:45 p.m. and crossed the freeway median, rolling and then colliding with a northbound car driven by Stan B. Jones, 41, Farmington, the Utah Highway Patrol reported.

Seely was ejected from his car, which after hitting the Jones vehicle head-on, collided with a second northbound car driven by David E. Orcutt II, 33, Layton.

Seely was taken by helicopter to University Hospital, where he remained in critical condition Friday with head injuries in the neuro-intensive care unit. Jones and his 14-year-old son, Ben, were treated at Lakeview Hospital and later released. Orcutt was not injured, UHP reported.

No citations were issued, but the UHP is still investigating the accident. Northbound traffic on I-15 was routed through Bountiful for more than an hour while the wreckage was cleared away.