UHP releases more details on fatal semi-RV collision in San Juan County

Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

SAN JUAN COUNTY, Utah, Sept. 29, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — More details have been released on a semi-RV collision that killed one man in San Juan County on Wednesday.

The collision happened at about 5:34 pm when a large Southwinds RV turned left from a rest area to go south on State Route 191.

“The RV pulled out in front of a northbound Freightliner semi and was T-boned in the driver’s side compartment,” says a statement released Thursday by the Utah Highway Patrol.

“The 67-year-old male driver of the RV sustained fatal injuries from the impact and died at the scene.”

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Photo: Utah Highway Patrol

The driver of the semi was uninjured.

Also assisting at the scene were the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and the Grand County Sheriff’s Office. The Utah Department of Transportation also assisted by providing traffic control.

Traffic was alternated through the crash site until the roadway could be fully reopened.

Gephardt Daily will have more information as additional details are released.

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