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Vehicle in West Jordan crashes into shed, driver suffers minor injuries

Aug 31, 2022, 8:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:27 am

(KSL TV)

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WEST JORDAN, Utah — West Jordan Police say no injuries were reported Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle lost control and crashed into a shed.

Sgt. Nelson Vargas, of the West Jordan Police Department, says the driver was traveling eastbound on 7800 South when the incident occurred at 3:30 p.m. Vargas also says that traffic began to stop around 34oo West.

According to police, the driver, instead of applying the breaks, hit the accelerator and lost control. The car turned onto 3420 West, striking some garbage cans, then a fence before hitting the shed.

The shed was next to a home located at 3429 W. Beckford Circle, according to Vargas. While the occupants of the home were inside at the time, no injuries were reported. 

The driver of the West Jordan vehicle was cooperative in the investigation. The driver suffered only minor injuries and was transported to a hospital as a precaution.

Vargas says a DUI is not expected. 

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