Two critically injured in Salt Lake City car wreck

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Two drivers were hospitalized after a police chase led to a car wreck on Friday. 

According to KSL TV News Channel 5, a driver of a passenger car was driving at high speed on I-215. The driver proceeded to pass a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle. The trooper in that vehicle attempted to catch up to the driver and, in the process, witnessed that driver colliding with another car. 

It appears the two drivers were the only people involved in the collision. Both were taken to a hospital for critical life-threatening injuries. As seen in the initial source, it a red and white car both sustained significant damage. The impact eventually led the white vehicle to overturn and land on its hood. 

The Salt Lake City Police Department is investigating the details of Friday’s incident, which means no additional information is available at this time. Still, our newsroom will issue updates when they become available. 

If you or a loved one was injured in a car wreck caused on Utah roads, our Utah car accident attorneys are ready to work hard to see that the other party is held accountable for their actions and that you and your family members get a fair and full settlement. We invite you to contact Swenson & Shelley PLLC at (435) 265-4523 or submit a contact form to book a free, zero-obligation consultation. 

Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.