Spanish Fork crash sends police officer and one other to the hospital
SPANISH FORK, Utah — A DUI crash sent to two people to the hospital with minor injuries late Friday night, including a police officer.
According to Corporal Tara Wahlberg, of the Utah Highway Patrol, an officer was traveling along 300 West in Spanish Fork at about 10:40 p.m. He came to an intersection, he had the right-of-way and proceeded through the intersection.
A car coming in the other direction had a stop sign. However, it failed to stop and struck the police car.
Then, the car proceeded on through the intersection and hit a pedestrian. For a brief time, the pedestrian was pinned between the car and a tree.
The officer and pedestrian were transported by ambulance to an area hospital for minor injuries.
An underage female driver was investigated and booked for DUI.
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