Teen arrested for running over mom at Midvale home after argument

Posted at 7:51 PM, May 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-05 09:09:22-04

MIDVALE, Utah - A 17-year-old boy is in custody after running his mother over with a car then later crashing the vehicle in Midvale, officials said Monday night.

Lt. Justin Hoyal, spokesman for Unified police, said officers were called to a domestic incident at a residence. Officers on scene discovered a woman had been run over by her son in the driveway. The teen then fled the scene in a vehicle but crashed into another car nearby in the area of 7686 South and 455 East.

The driver of the vehicle attempted to flee but was taken into custody.

The mother suffered broken bones and a head injury. She was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.