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Speeding driver crashes into multiple vehicles in downtown Salt Lake

Posted at 4:37 PM, Feb 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 18:37:15-05

SALT LAKE CITY — A driver is in custody after speeding and crashing into multiple vehicles in downtown Salt Lake City Thursday afternoon.

According to Det. Greg Wilking with Salt Lake City Police, a man was driving a white pick-up truck at a high rate of speed near 200 S and W Temple when the driver clipped another vehicle and crashed into three parked cars before colliding with another driver, causing both vehicles to flip. The suspect then attempted to flee the scene before police were able to apprehend him.

Fortunately, no major injuries were reported. Only the driver of the pick-up truck was sent to the hospital with minor injuries.

The driver is in custody and being tested for impairment. The driver also reportedly ran multiple red lights.