UHP looking for suspect who fled scene of I-215 crash

Posted at 6:37 PM, Feb 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-26 23:32:06-05

MILLCREEK, Utah — Police asked the public to avoid an area of Millcreek Saturday evening as they searched for a driver who ran away from the scene of a crash.

Utah Highway Patrol said troopers were investigating an accident that occurred around 6 p.m. on southbound I-215 (eastern belt) near 3500 South.

Two cars were involved, and UHP said nobody was injured. However, the driver who caused the crash reportedly fled the scene. Troopers were still looking for the suspect as of 7:30 p.m.

Utah Department of Transportation said two right lanes were closed. UDOT traffic cameras also appeared to show the exit at 3900 South closed with several patrol cars on the off-ramp.

This article will be updated as the situation develops or as more information is released.