Head-on collision in Logan Canyon injures four, two critically

A head-on collision in Logan Canyon Thursday afternoon sent four to the hospital, two of which were flown to McKay Dee Hospital in extremely critical condition. A red truck pulling a horse trailer driven by 63-year old Tremonton resident Richard Nicholas drifted across the center line at mile post 477 near Ricks Spring and collided head-on with an oncoming Toyota Solara.According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Providence resident John S. Cary, 58, was the driver of the Toyota and was airlifted to Ogden. Gloria Cary, John’s 55 year-old wife, was transported to Logan Regional Hospital along with her 12 year-old granddaughter with serious injuries. Gloria was later airlifted to McKay Dee Hospital because of the extent of her injuries.Utah Highway Patrol is investigating if Nicholas fell asleep or had a medical incident causing him to black out. Nicholas was the only occupant in his vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt. All occupants of the Toyota were wearing seat belts. Nicholas was towing a horse trailer and one of the horses was injured in the accident as well. The canyon was closed down for approximately an hour while officers investigated and to clear a landing zone for the medical helicopter.

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