Connect with us


Police: Driver watching YouTube crashes truck through Sandy home



#Police #Driver #watching #YouTube #crashes #truck #Sandy #house

A truck crashed via the facet of a home on the 2500 East block of Alta Canyon Drive in Sandy on Tuesday. Police say the crash occurred when a driver who was watching YouTube on his cellphone missed a flip. (Eyewitness submission)

Estimated learn time: Lower than a minute

SANDY – A person who police say was watching YouTube movies whereas driving crashed into a house in Sandy on Tuesday, inflicting in depth harm.

The incident occurred simply earlier than 6 p.m. on the 2500 East block of Alta Canyon Drive. Police mentioned the motive force was eastbound whereas watching YouTube on his cellphone when he missed a flip.

The person’s truck crossed over the garden of 1 house and continued onto the property of a second residence, police mentioned, finally crashing via the home’s storage wall. Because it got here via the construction, the truck hit an unoccupied automotive contained in the storage.

The motive force of the truck, whose identify police didn’t launch, was transported to an area hospital with minor accidents.

The person obtained citations for inflicting property harm, utilizing a handheld cell phone whereas driving a industrial motorized vehicle, and improper lookout.

A neighbor instructed that no person within the house was injured.


Arianne Brown is a breaking information reporter for She additionally enjoys discovering and sharing tales of on a regular basis Utahns, a expertise she developed over a number of years of freelance writing for varied Utah information shops.

Extra tales you could be fascinated about