Teen Arrested For DUI After Rolling Down Ravine On I-215, Showing Up At Hospital

An 18-year-old man from Sandy was arrested for DUI after crashing on I-215 and rolling down ravine before leaving the scene of the accident. Photo Courtesy: UHP

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 18, 2016 (Gephardt Daily) — An 18-year-old man was arrested for DUI Sunday night when he showed up at a local hospital after crashing his car and rolling down a ravine on I-215.

A Utah Highway Patrol statement on the incident said it started at about 9 p.m. when, according to witnesses, a gray Mazda 3 lost control while driving at excessive speeds at the curve of I-215 east near the northbound ramp to Parley’s Canyon.

The driver, identified as Mckiennen Haslam of Sandy, reportedly crashed into the concrete barrier and launched 30 yards down a ravine.

When troopers arrived, the driver had left the scene. Haslam was later identified while seeking medical attention at Intermountain Medical Center.

Haslam suffered serious injuries from the crash and admitted to officers he was speeding and not wearing his seatbelt.

Haslam was arrested for DUI, but remains at the hospital.


  1. This is a classic lack of uhp competence to do there job. Uhp never followed through with charges to mr haslam. He was drunk and high on meth. But was never prosecuted in a timely order. The charges were dropped like it never happened. This young man still holds a Utah drivers license . Im glad he did not kill my family that day.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here