BOUNTIFUL – A woman was critically injured in a head-on collision in Bountiful late Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, the collision happened at 2200 S. 500 West after one of the vehicles veered into the oncoming lane. It was not immediately clear which vehicle crossed over the center of the road, according to police.
The injured woman was driving a late model BMW sedan, while the other vehicle, a brand-new Ford Explorer was driven by an employee of Performance Auto. The Explorer still had dealer tags pasted in the windows.
The crash happened only a few yards from the dealership.
The male driver of the Ford had minor injuries to his arms caused by the air bag deploying. He was treated at the scene.
The woman was flown by LifeFlight to a Salt Lake are hospital in critical condition with “multiple” injures, according to police.