Young couple arrested after wild SlC police chase
Monday , October 14, 2013 - 5:25 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — Police say a man and woman were arrested after ramming into another car and leading officers on a short but wild chase in a stolen vehicle.
Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal says the pursuit began Monday morning when a man spotted his car, which had been stolen Sunday. He began following the car and called 911.
When police caught up with the two cars at a stop light west of Salt Lake City, the driver of the stolen car put it into reverse and rammed into the owner’s car. It just missed hitting a police car.
The couple kept driving through traffic until the car smashed into a truck. The 19-year-old Tyler Eyre and 21-year-old Shelby Hansen were caught and arrested after trying to run away.