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Car crashes into Layton business
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Man crashes vehicle into Layton business

A jeep slammed into a Layton Check City. Photo: Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

LAYTON– A business in Layton, Utah is missing a chunk of its wall after a car crashed into the building.

Layton City Police received a complaint around 5:30 AM Sunday morning about a Jeep speeding on Hill Field Road.

Sergeant Brent Ericksen said a 26-year-old male driver failed to negotiate the curve of the road, crossed the opposite lane, and collided into Check City loan agency.

A witness called in the collision and said the accident wrecked about half the building. The building was empty at the time of the crash.

The aftermath of a vehicle slamming into the side of a Check City in Layton. Photo courtesy of Jennifer T.

Alcohol is suspected to play a role and police have issued the driver a DUI citation.

The driver was able to climb out of the wreckage and was taken to the hospital. He has now been released for the hospital.

The identity of the driver has not been released.