Raw Video: DUI suspect seems to celebrate after slamming car into home in high-speed chase

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The end of the police chase is about 2:45 into the dashcam video above.

OREM, Utah - Officers have a suspect in custody after a high-speed police chase through Orem early Sunday morning.

According to the Orem Police Department, the chase started at about 6:30 a.m.

Authorities said the suspect is accused of driving under the influence and ran from the scene of an accident in Pleasant Grove.

After a short pursuit, the suspect crashed into a truck parked in a driveway near 500 S. and 500 E.

The crash pushed the truck into the garage and into another car.

Officers said no one was seriously injured.

The identity of the suspect has not been released at this time.


    • laurie

      I had just the opposite reaction – I was glad to see that the police were under control and didn’t abuse their authority. My heart was racing watching the chase, and I was so angry at the high risk it created for anyone who could have been in the way, especially once they went into a residential area. Thank goodness no one was injured, it could have been a lot worse. We’ve seen far to many situations where the police don’t police their own anger, frustration and ego.

      • John

        Remember the part where he was already speeding when the police saw him? Officers acted to reduce the danger, would you rather they had simply observed him speeding through your neighborhood?

      • Don'tCall911

        Remember, this was NOT the SLPD involved in this pursuit. The driver of the car would have very likely had a different adrenalin reaction from the police if they had taken him down in Salt Lake County!

        Hat’s off to the Orem Police Department who appears to have trained their officers in using proper restraint on themselves as well as on the offender! Perhaps they did miss the opportunity for a PIT maneuver on the corner however. Tough call on that.

        Despite the time of day, innocent people could have been hurt in this high speed chase through a residential neighborhood. Rather than post rude comments here, invest the time to write to the Judge handling this case and express your concern that this offender needs to be off the streets for an appropriate amount of time.

        Peace Out

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