FRUITLAND — Three people were injured and a dog was killed when a vehicle unexpectedly crossed the median on U.S. Highway 40 early Saturday.2 comments on this story
A truck with two men inside was traveling west, near Fruitland, just before 1 a.m. when it crossed over and hit head-on a vehicle carrying a woman and her dog, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Brady Zaugg.
He said there is a possibility that the driver of the truck was under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
All three were flown to area hospitals. The two men received life-threatening injuries, while the woman was seriously injured. The dog, Zaugg said, was killed in the collision.
U.S. 40 was closed in both directions for about three hours during the investigation.