ST. GEORGE — Authorities say one person was flown to a hospital after large rolls of insulation fell onto Interstate 15 in southern Utah and prompted two car crashes.Utah Highway Patrol officials say the crashes happened about 5:30 p.m. Monday in St. George. Troopers say one crash happened as a vehicle slowed for the insulation and was rear-ended by a second vehicle.
A male passenger was airlifted to a Las Vegas hospital.
Troopers say a second crash happened within a minute of the first crash. Officials say a passenger vehicle that was slowing for the first crash was rear-ended by a second vehicle.
No injuries were reported in the second crash.
Authorities say the driver of a pickup that lost the insulation contacted them, and they’re following up with him.