Complete Uintah County, UT accident reports and news.

Tue, 05/20/2014

One person was in critical condition and three others were seriously injured after a truck ran off a west Uintah County road and rolled.

Uintah County sheriff’s Corporal Brian Fletcher said the accident occurred 4 p.m. Wednesday when the driver, a 24-year-old Myton man, lost control of the westbound vehicle and crashed at 5000 N. 2500 East.

One person, ejected as the truck rolled, was flown by medical helicopter to a Salt Lake City hospital in critical condition. Three other occupants were taken to Uintah Basin Medical Center in Vernal with serious injuries.

Sun, 02/02/2014
Vernal, UT

A traffic accident near Vernal killed one person on Monday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

UHP authorities said that a car driven by Monte Mitchell 36, and a semi truck collided on U.S. Route 40 about 8 miles east of Vernal near mile marker 153.

One person died in the crash, but authorities did not immediately release any information about that person’s identification Monday afternoon.

The Tribune will provide more information as it becomes available.