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Driver of stolen car escapes after ramming patrol car, driving wrong way on I-80

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jul 20, 2023

SUMMIT COUNTY, Utah — Summit County Police are still on the lookout for a car stolen from a driveway early Thursday morning that escaped from a police pursuit after ramming a patrol car.

Police quickly spotted the stolen car, a black Toyota Tundra, after receiving the call reporting the theft shortly before 5 a.m., and chased the driver into the Jeremy Ranch area.

However, after the driver rammed a patrol car it fled on I-80 driving the wrong way, so police stopped the chase, deeming it too dangerous.