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PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT

August 8, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact Information: PolicePRUnit@slcgov.com

Hit and Run Crash, Causes Gas Leak, Investigation On-Going

SALT LAKE CITY —  Today, the Salt Lake City Police Department responded to a hit and run crash that involved a truck hitting a building, causing a gas leak.

This investigation started at 9:25 a.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022, when SLC911 received multiple calls about a truck hitting a building near 2050 South Redwood Road.

While responding, officers were told the truck hit a gas meter, causing a leak.

Responding officers immediately secured the intersection.

The Salt Lake City Fire Department and Dominion Energy responded to assess the gas leak.

After the crash, witnesses told officers the driver of the truck took off on a bicycle.

There is no suspect description available that would substantially help with the investigation.

Gold Cross took the passenger, a woman, to the hospital with minor injuries.

Officers are still determining the cause of the crash and are working to identify the driver.

Anyone with information about the crash should call 801-799-3000 and reference case #22-152082.

Three photos taken on scene are being released.

There is no other information to release at this time.

 

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