One Hospitalized after West Valley City Three-Vehicle Crash at Redwood Road and 3500 South; Marcelino DeJesus-Paredes
West Valley City, Utah (September 30, 2019) – One person was injured in a hit-and-run three-vehicle crash Wednesday night in West Valley City, according to officials.
The crash took place just before 8:15 p.m. September 25, at the intersection of Redwood Road and 3500 South.
Officials said three vehicles, including a Silver 2002 Cadillac Escalade collided at the intersection.
The Escalade driver, Marcelino DeJesus-Paredes, 21, fled the scene on foot.
One of the other drivers was taken to Intermountain Medical Center by private vehicle in an unknown condition.
Officers found multiple empty beer cans in the Escalade.
Paredes was arrested on Friday and is facing charges including, failure to remain at an accident involving injury, a class A misdemeanor; open container/drinking alcohol in a vehicle, a class C misdemeanor; no valid license– never obtained license, a class C misdemeanor and failure to yield right of way, an infraction.
An investigation is underway.
We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.
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