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Cedar City Police: drunk driver tries to run over 6 people at party

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Posted at 1:22 PM, May 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-23 15:22:06-04

CEDAR CITY, Utah – A man was arrested in Cedar City after police say he tried to run over six people with his SUV.

Police say Saad Aljabri was at a party when he tried to run over the people. During the attempts, he hit a parked car twice and ran over the lawn and a mailbox before driving way.

Witnesses say he may have tried to run the people over after he got into a fight with other party goers.

Aljabri was later found at a nearby convenience story. Police say he was drunk. He was booked into the Iron County Correctional Facility on six counts of aggravated assault, DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, and criminal mischief.