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Salt Lake City man jailed after chase, crash and attempt to flee

First Published Feb 21 2014 10:01 am • Last Updated Feb 21 2014 01:10 pm

A 33-year-old Salt Lake City man was behind bars Friday on suspicion of multiple felony misdemeanor charges after he allegedly fled an attempted traffic stop, crashed into a car and then tried to run away.

Police say that when an officer attempted to pull the suspect over for speeding, he accelerated through a red light at 900 West and 1700 South about 4:45 p.m. Thursday and collided with another vehicle. The suspect then jumped from the car and attempted to flee on foot, but was captured a short distance away, police said.

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No injuries were reported.

The suspect was being held in lieu of nearly $10,000 bail on suspicion of third-degree felony fleeing and causing an accident and failure to stop for a police officer, as well as numerous misdemeanors ranging from speeding and driving on a revoked license to hit and run and resisting arrest.

remims@sltrib.com

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