A crash involving a bus on state Route 9 Sunday has closed the highway eastbound until midnight, Virgin, Utah, June 5, 2022 | Photo courtesy of John Hawkins, St. George News
ST. GEORGE — A reported major crash on state Route 9 has clogged the popular route through Virgin.
UPDATED June 5 7:30 p.m. Pictures received from the scene apparently show a bus involved in the collision.
The Utah Department of Transportation has announced that SR-9 is closed eastbound at Kolob Terrace Road due to the incident and will remain closed until approximately midnight.
Updates will be provided as received.
St. George News reporter Alysha Lundgren contributed to this report.
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