One person died Sunday after a wrong-way driver hit two motorcyclists on northbound Interstate 15 in North Salt Lake.

1 dead after wrong-way driver hits motorcycle and other cars, I-15 closed in North Salt Lake

One person died Sunday after a wrong-way driver hit two motorcyclists on northbound Interstate 15 in North Salt Lake. (Utah Highway Patrol)

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NORTH SALT LAKE — One person is dead after a wrong-way driver hit multiple vehicles and a motorcycle on northbound Interstate 15 in North Salt Lake, the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police received reports of a wrong-way driver on I-15 near 2600 South at 7:14 p.m. and later heard of a crash involving multiple cars and a motorcycle near Center Street, according to a press release.

The crash has closed northbound I-15 at exit 312 to Beck Street/U.S. Highway 89. Eastbound Interstate 215 is also closed at Legacy Parkway Junction. UHP said I-15 would be closed for several hours. Drivers should expect major delays and are encouraged to use Legacy Parkway as an alternate route.

This story will be updated.

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