Police find meth on man accused of colliding with taco truck

Posted at 12:11 PM, Sep 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-05 14:11:14-04

SALT LAKE CITY – A man is recovering after his SUV collided with a truck hauling a taco stand.

Officials said the man in the SUV ignored a stop sign and hit the taco truck near 600 S. and 900 W. at about 12:30 a.m.

Police said the SUV was driving about 30 miles per hour at the time of the crash.

Officers said the impact forced open the SUV driver’s door and because he wasn’t wearing a seat belt, he was thrown from the car.

He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition but has since been upgraded and is improving.

The driver and passenger in the taco truck only had minor injuries however the taco stand was badly damaged.

Police said they found meth in the SUV and said the driver will be charged for drug possession.

Officers said that driver may also face DUI charges.