Father jailed for alleged DUI after crashing car with child inside

Posted at 8:09 PM, May 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 10:08:59-04

MAGNA, Utah — A man was taken to jail for alleged DUI after he crashed a vehicle in Magna, and police said he was traveling with his son in the car when the accident occurred.

The driver was traveling on 8000 West from 3500 South at a high rate of speed when he lost control upon reaching SR-201.

The vehicle rolled after the driver lost control.

The driver failed a field sobriety test and was taken to jail for charges relating to alleged DUI.

The child was picked up at the scene by his mother.

Both father and son suffered minor injuries. Neither were taken to hospitals.

The crash blocked two lanes of SR-201 as crews responded.