CRIME

SLCPD investigating two-vehicle crash involving stolen truck

Oct 26, 2022, 9:30 PM
Salt Lake City Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash at 1000 W. 400 South Wednesday night in...
Salt Lake City Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash at 1000 W. 400 South Wednesday night involving a stolen truck. File photo credit: Salt Lake City Police Department.

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night that critically injured a woman after a stolen truck ran a stop sign.

Police say the tan Ford pickup was going northbound on 1000 West at around 5 p.m. when the incident occurred. As it entered the intersection, the truck hit a car that was going eastbound on 400 South. Police say the impact between the two vehicles was severe. 

According to police, a woman in the car was transported to the hospital in critical condition. She was the only occupant in the vehicle hit by the truck.

Following the crash, a pair of officers had to take emergency action to avoid the collision. However, police say the patrol car clipped the back end of the truck. The officers were not injured.

The two suspects from the truck fled from the scene. Police say one suspect is in custody, while the search continues for the second suspect.

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