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Gene Kennedy reporting
A triple car crash sends four people to the hospital, including a police officer. Police think the person responsible was probably driving under the influence.
Two cars stopped at a red light at West Temple and 8th North around 11 pm, when a third car rushed up, slamming into them.
First hit was a maroon minivan. It was then forced into a white police truck with a Salt Lake City police officer inside.
The police officer had minor injuries. Two people were injured in the minivan, one seriously.
The Highway Patrol says the car that did all this damage was a blue Mercury. Investigators think the driver was speeding, how fast exactly is still unknown at this point.
But apparently, speed is not the only factor in this crash, according to UHP.
Trooper Donavan Lucas/ Utah Highway Patrol: "It's our belief the driver was under the influence" of drugs or alcohol.
The driver of the car that caused the accident received minor injuries.