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2 dead in Millcreek accident after car flees police

Posted at 4:51 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-12 00:04:15-05

MILLCREEK, Utah — Two people were killed in a Millcreek accident Friday after a driver attempted to flee police.

The accident occurred near 4500 South and Highland Drive just after 2:30 p.m.

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Unified Police say officers attempted to make a traffic stop, and the car sped away and ran a red light.

Seconds later, the car collided with another vehicle. The other vehicle then rolled over onto an SUV.

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The driver and passenger in the pursued car both died, while three others in the vehicle are in critical condition. A woman in the SUV was pulled out with the jaws of life and is also in critical condition.

Unified Police later identified those who were killed as 18-year-old Dallas Bench from Midvale and 27-year-old Felisha Sherie Hart from Millcreek. Bench was the driver.

Roads near the crash scene were closed and drivers were told to avoid the area.