Girl in Utah car crash hospitalized, driver arrested

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HOOPER, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a man was arrested in Utah following a suburban Salt Lake City crash that involved eight children.

KSL-TV reports ( ) that a Cadillac vehicle crashed into a Ford Expedition in Hooper Saturday night with eight children inside the SUV.

An 11-year-old girl thrown from the Ford and a passenger in the Cadillac were both hospitalized.

Police said 41-year-old Dean Dominguez is accused of running a stop sign and was arrested under the suspicion of driving under the influence.

Authorities also said the driver failed a field sobriety test and open beer cans were found in the Cadillac.

The AP sought comment on the charges from Dominguez but could not verify whether he had a listed telephone number or an attorney.


Information from: KSL-TV,

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