Accident on Highway 6 in Wellington Downs Power Line, Causes Traffic Diversion


A single-vehicle accident near Wellington City Park led to a downed power line and closure of Highway 6 on Tuesday morning.

According to a representative from the Utah Highway Patrol, the incident occurred at approximately 10 a.m. when a vehicle collided with a power line, causing it to fall and block the highway.

Currently, authorities are diverting traffic through Ridge Road while crews work to assess and remove the downed power line. No injuries have been reported and a clearance time of eight or more hours is projected.

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