Man is killed and his wife is left behind for life after a horrible crash with European tourists on a highway in Utah
- Australian man dead and woman injured after a horrible crash on a scenic highway
- The couple was traveling on State Route 24 in Utah, in the United States
- A car driven by European tourists drove in the same direction
- The car bumped into them and killed the man and seriously injured his wife
A man from Melbourne has died and his wife is fighting for her life after a horrible crash on a scenic highway in the United States.
The Australian couple drove around 10 am on Friday & Friday morning on State Route 24 in Utah when they were hit by another vehicle from behind.
The couple traveled in a Volkswagen Jetta when they stopped in the roadway, according to Utah Highway Patrol.
The Australian couple drove around 10 am on Friday & Friday morning on State Route 24 in Utah when they were hit by another vehicle from behind
A large Dodge Durango sports vehicle, driven by European tourists, drove in the same direction.
The Durango couldn't see the Jetta before it hit.
The Melbourne couple's car rolled upside down as a result of the collision and was pushed to the side of the road.
& # 39; The Jetta's male driver has been killed & # 39 ;, says the Highway Patrol accident report.
& # 39; The Jetta passenger, his wife, was seriously injured and flew to St Mary & # 39; s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado & # 39 ;.
The accident occurred 20 km west of the town of Hanksville in Wayne County.
The man's wife was rushed to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, where she fights for life
The Austrian and Swiss tourists were taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.
Drugs and alcohol are not supposed to contribute to the crash, with all drivers and passengers wearing seat belts.
A Foreign and Trade spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia that they were providing consular assistance to the family of the Australian man who died in the US.
& # 39; Due to our privacy obligations, we will not comment further & # 39 ;, said the spokesperson.
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