Utah Crash Report: Head-on crash on Hwy 89 near Kanab kills 3

Crash Report – Highway 89, Kanab, UT

Report ID: 3/21/2023
NCIC#: Unknown
OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Passenger Vehicle
Traffic Unit 2: Passenger Vehicle

Occupants: Unknown
Injuries/Fatalities: Yes
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Unknown
Property Damage (other than vehicles): No
Road Surface Condition: Unknown
Manner of Crash Impact: Head-on
Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


KANAB, UT – According to a report from KUTV2 News, 3 people were killed in a head-on crash that took place on Highway 89 near Kanab on Tuesday.

The crash was reported shortly before 7:00 p.m. near milepost 41, about 20 miles southeast of Kanab. Authorities say the driver of a Honda SUV lost control of their vehicle due to slushy road conditions and traveled into the north and west travel lanes on the highway. The Honda struck a Nissan Altima that was traveling northwest head-on.

The driver of the Nissan was killed in the impact and pronounced dead at the scene. A 64-year-old female passenger in the Honda was killed in the collision and was also pronounced dead at the scene. A 16-year-old boy passenger in the Nissan was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the Honda sustained serious injuries in the collision and was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment, where they remain in critical condition. Another front passenger in the Honda was also transported to a hospital for medical treatment.

Officials say multiple victims were not wearing seatbelts when the accident took place.

No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.

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