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Summit County Sheriff Deputy Injured In Car Crash

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An accident involving a Summit County Sheriff’s deputy closed all lanes of  State Route 224 during the evening rush hour Wednesday.

The crash happened around 4 p.m. south of the Olympic Parkway.  According to Summit County Councilman Glenn Wright, a Summit County Sheriff's Deputy was driving on 224 when someone ran a stop sign in front of him and hit him.  Wright called it a “significant accident,” but teh deputy's injuries are not life threatening and he is recovering well in the hospital.  Wright said Utah Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.

Cars were backed up on 224 as a result of the crash.  Park City Municipal closed northbound 224 at Kearns Boulevard and Park Avenue to redirect traffic. Traffic on  S.R. 248 (Kearns Blvd.) headed out of town was backed up to Park Ave.

The scene was cleared by 6 p.m. and traffic returned to normal shortly thereafter.