Police: Drunken man in SUV attempts to run over partygoers in Washington City, hits 2

Nissan Pathfinder is heavily damaged following a crash involving two parked vehicles and bystanders in Washington City, Saturday.

Nissan Pathfinder is heavily damaged following a crash involving two parked vehicles and bystanders in Washington City, Saturday. (Washington City Police Department)



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ST. GEORGE — What started with a verbal altercation ended in an arrest when a man reportedly got into his SUV and attempted to hit a group of partygoers in Washington City early Saturday morning.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, police received a call about an altercation taking place on 1100 East off Washington Parkway in Washington City, where a group had gathered in the street in front of an apartment complex.

According to the reporting party, a man had attempted to hit several people with his vehicle, police said.

Washington City Police Lt. Kory Klotz told St. George News that as soon as units rolled up to the scene, one man already had fled. Another man, who was reportedly intoxicated, attempted to leave but was detained by police before he could drive away. Another man was found passed out on a lawn nearby.

Read the full article at St. George News.

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Cody Blowers
Cody Blowers is a reporter for St. George News. A graduate of Colorado Technical University, Cody earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in paralegal studies.

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