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PUBLIC RELATIONS UNIT

FEBRUARY 8, 2024

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SLCPD Reiterates Safe Driving Practices After Delivery Truck Crashes into Apartment Building

SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Police Department is reminding community members about safe driving practices after a delivery truck crashed into an apartment building.

This investigation started at 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2024, when SLC911 received calls about a delivery truck that crashed into a building at 170 North Redwood Road.

Paramedics took the driver of the delivery truck to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers believe the delivery truck driver made an improper U-turn in front of the pickup, causing a crash. The impact caused the delivery truck to crash into an apartment building.

There were no other injuries.

The extent of the damage is unknown.

Two photos from the scene are being released. Media may use these photos with credit to the Salt Lake City Police Department.

The Salt Lake City Police Department is reminding drivers to wear a seatbelt, drive alert and eliminate all distractions.

Officers gave the delivery truck driver a ticket for making the improper U-turn.

No further information is available release.

Photo: Salt Lake City Police investigate a crash between a Chevy pickup and package delivery truck along Redwood Road (SLCPD photo, February 8, 2024).

Photo: Salt Lake City Police investigate a crash between a Chevy pickup and package delivery truck along Redwood Road (SLCPD photo, February 8, 2024).

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