2 teenagers after crash in West Ogden. taken to the hospital, one in critical condition

Police are investigating an accident involving two vehicles on 24th Street in West Ogden on Friday evening, August 6, 2021. Photo: Gephardt Daily / Nancy Van Valkenburg

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 7, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) – Two teens were hospitalized Friday night after two vehicles collided on 24th Street in West Ogden.

Ogden Police Lt. Cameron Stiver said the accident happened at 9:32 p.m. when a Volkswagen driven by a 17-year-old man headed east on 24th Street.

“It looks like the driver couldn’t have made the corner and drove west on a Dodge Charger,” Stiver told Gephardt Daily.

The 17-year-old driver may have suffered a concussion in the accident and was taken to hospital as a precaution, Stiver said.

The teenager’s 16-year-old passenger was critically injured and taken to the hospital for an operation late Friday evening.

The driver of the Charger “was fine,” says Stiver.

The accident is still being investigated and it is not known whether speed was a factor; However, Stiver described the corner that led to the crash as “a terrible corner and very dark”.

Gephardt Daily will update this story as more information is released.

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