A woman who is 27 weeks pregnant may have experienced a medical emergency before she crashed into a rock wall a few blocks from her home in Eagle Mountain.
*** PRESS RELEASE June 13, 2019 ***
Eagle Mountain - At about 10:15 this morning Deputies in Eagle Mountain responded to a report of a crash near Inverness Road and Mt. Airey Drive. They arrived and found that a small SUV had missed a curve and driven across the lawn of a home and crashed into a rock wall. The driver is a 24 year old woman who is 27 weeks pregnant. A witness said they saw the woman standing outside her car before she got back in, buckled her seat belt, and drove away. Moments later the crash occurred. The woman had reportedly called her husband saying she didn't feel well and was going to return home. The home where she crashed had a security system that recorded the crash. The woman may have experienced a medical emergency, as there was no apparent effort to turn or slow down before the impact. Airbags in the SUV deployed and the woman sustained serious injuries to her head and pelvis. She was taken by Unified Fire Department Ambulance to Mt. Point Hospital in Lehi. From there the was taken by AirMed medical helicopter to University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. Video of the crash is available on the Utah County Sheriff's Office Facebook page and on Twitter at @SGTCannonPIO or @UCSO.
For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office.
(801)404-1912 - Cell
(801)851-4333 - Work
Twitter: @SGTCannonPIO or @UCSO