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.