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2 taken to hospital after car hits curb, goes airborne

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Posted at 8:03 PM, May 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-11 21:52:46-04

OREM, Utah – Two people were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a car hit a curb, went airborne across a road and took out a street light before landing.

Police in Orem said they received several reports Sunday regarding a Volkswagen Beetle that was going too fast on I-15 between Provo and Orem.

The vehicle exited the freeway onto 800 North around 3:45 p.m., and the car didn’t slow down. It hit a curb and went airborne across the road, taking out a street light before landing.

Police said they believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.