Watch Command Log Reporting Period:
6 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019 – 6 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2019
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DUI, Hit and Run
274 W. 200 S.
While SLC Fire was checking on an alarm, Francisco Montes, 28, collided with a parked vehicle as he attempted to maneuver between the fire engine and a row of parked vehicles. A firefighter stopped the vehicle and started checking the fire truck for potential damage. Francisco accelerated causing the rear of the vehicle to move laterally. The firefighter jumped onto the fire truck and grabbed the tailgate of the truck Francisco was driving to stabilize himself. The firefighter was drug approximately 150 feet and was transported to UMED in alpha-condition. Francisco left the scene and attempted to drive west on the Trax rails located on North Temple until his truck stopped. Francisco and his passenger left the scene. They attempted to report the vehicle stolen and were located at 400 N. 600 W. Francisco was booked into jail for DUI, hit and run and various traffic violations. The firefighter received a small laceration to the hand.
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