West Bountiful, UT (June 07, 2022) – A garbage truck collided with several other vehicles on Friday, June 3rd in Bountiful when the truck’s operator failed to properly negotiate a curve.
Officers from the West Bountiful Police Department said that a garbage truck was exiting the northbound lanes of Interstate 15 at the exit for 400 North at about 10:00 a.m. when the incident occurred.
The truck operator failed to navigate a bend in the road and drove over the center median, where it collided with seven unoccupied cars in the parking lot of the Ramblin’ Roads Family Restaurant in the area of 400 North and 544 West.
An occupant of the garbage truck sustained non-critical injuries during the multiple impacts. No other injuries were reported.
A safety inspection determined that the truck had numerous safety violations, including inoperable brakes.
The driver was cited for the violations.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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