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Wrong-way driver on I-15 seriously injured after hitting pickup truck head-on

OREM — A man driving south on northbound I-15 sustained serious injuries after crashing head-on into a pickup truck late Friday night.

The accident occurred when a man in a Subaru Forester collided with a Ford pickup near milepost 271 at 11:50 p.m., according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The crash closed all northbound I-15 lanes for two hours.

Officials said the Subaru driver was transported to Utah Valley Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck elected to go to the hospital with a family member or friend to be checked out but was not seriously injured, UHP said.

According to UHP, open containers of alcohol were found inside the Subaru.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.