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Distracted driver launches off trailer on side of road, goes airborne

Posted at 4:41 PM, Jul 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 18:41:09-04

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A man on his cellphone while driving goes airborne after clipping the ramp of a trailer, police said no one was seriously injured.

Police said, a landscaper was hauling a trailer with his pickup truck; he had pulled off to the side of the road near the 600 South I-15 off ramp to put the trailer ramp down and unload/load his equipment.

A man driving a large SUV was on his cellphone, got distracted and clipped the trailer ramp – launching the SUV into the air before landing on top of the truck hauling the trailer, according to police.

Police said there are no serious injuries.

Fox 13 will update this story as information becomes available.