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4 people sent to hospital after 2-car crash in Ogden; alcohol suspected factor

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Posted at 8:18 AM, Mar 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-29 10:19:41-04

OGDEN, Utah — Police suspect alcohol was a factor in a two-vehicle accident that put four people in the hospital early Sunday morning.

Courtesy of Ogden Police

Courtesy of Ogden Police

At approximately 2:30 a.m., a 17-year-old male driving a Chevrolet Cruz was traveling east on 27th Street in Ogden when he ran a stop sign and collided with a Ford Explorer traveling north through the intersection on Harrison Boulevard, according to a press release from Ogden police.

The Explorer rolled over and came to rest several feet from the intersection while the teen driving the Chevy Cruz continued north on Harrison Boulevard and collided with an unoccupied parked car.

The 22-year-old woman driving the Explorer was taken to an area hospital and is in critical condition. The sole passenger of the Explorer, a 19-year-old woman, was also transported and reported to be in serious but stable condition.

The teenaged boy driving the Chevy Cruz was taken to an area hospital in serious but stable condition. The 18-year-old female and only passenger in the Chevy also sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital.

While the investigation is ongoing, the press release states, investigators believe alcohol to be a factor.

No arrests have been made and no citations have been issued at this time.

Names of those involved in the accident have not been released at this time.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.