Watch: Dashcam video shows UHP trooper spinning out wrong-way driver in Farmington

Posted at 7:18 AM, Mar 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-20 15:01:36-04

FARMINGTON, Utah - A driver is in the Davis County jail after a crash involving a Utah Highway Patrol Trooper overnight.

Witnesses called to report a driver going the wrong way on SR-89 near Legacy Parkway just before 11 p.m.

Troopers found the suspect driving north in the southbound lanes.

Brad Shay Blackner

UHP said Trooper Jon Stanford forced the suspect to spin out, ending the incident.

The trooper's car hit the cement barrier on the highway; he went to the hospital with a knee injury.

Davis County Sheriff's Deputies booked Brad Shay Blackner on suspicion of DUI.

Blackner also faces charges of reckless driving, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession or use of a controlled substance, improper label or container for prescription, open container in vehicle, driving on a suspended or revoked license and ignition interlock violation.