Utah Highway Patrol and Emery County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene of an extreme fender bender Monday afternoon.
At 2:50 pm on Monday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol responded to two cars locked up tight in Castle Dale. According to Utah Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Cpr. Johnson, the incident occured as an 83- year-old female driving a silver Ford Escape made a right hand turn into the path of a white Dodge truck pulling a horse trailer. The Dodge truck was heading northeast on Castle Dale main street and was merging right. The two vehicles side swiped each other and remained connected for 40-50 feet before coming to a stop. The driver of the Ford Escape was very shaken up, but no seroius injuries were reported. There were no citations issued. However, there may be some as the investigation wraps up.