Person Extracted From Car Saturday Following I-80 Crash
One person was extracted from a vehicle on Saturday following a crash on Interstate 80 in Uinta County.
That's according to a post on the Uinta County Fire and Ambulance Facebook page.
According to the post, the rollover happened Saturday afternoon near the Interstate 80 Port of Entry near Evanston.
The post says Evanston Fire and EMS was called to the scene on a report of someone trapped inside the vehicle.
One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. We'll report further details on the crash as they are made available.
The post used the occasion to issue a safety reminder:
As the weather warms up and more traffic hits the road, we remind everyone to buckle up and to be attentive drivers.
2022's Deadliest Wyoming County by Traffic Deaths
While car crashes can occur anywhere, some roads in Wyoming are more dangerous than others.
According to Wyoming Highway Patrol data, there were 117 fatal crashes in the Cowboy State in 2022 resulting in 133 deaths.
Of those fatal crashes, the majority (13.68%) occurred in Laramie County -- two in January, one in February, one in March, two in April, one in June, two in July, three in August, two in September, one in November, and one in December.
Sweetwater County saw the second most fatal crashes last year, 12, while Fremont and Lincoln counties each saw 10.
Albany and Park counties each recorded eight, and Campbell, Converse, and Natrona counties each tallied seven.
The deadliest 2022 crash in Laramie County took place on June 17 when two semis collided on Interstate 80 east of Cheyenne and immediately became engulfed in flames killing both drivers and a passenger.
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Laramie County also saw two fatal crashes involving motorcyclists, two fatal crashes involving juveniles, and a fatal crash involving a pedestrian last year.
Below is the Wyoming Highway Patrol narrative of every fatal crash that occurred in Laramie County in 2022.