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UHP releases traffic enforcement stats over Pioneer Day holiday weekend

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Highway Patrol released traffic enforcement statistics over the Pioneer Day holiday weekend Monday.

During the July 24 weekend, UHP troopers worked more than 400 shifts making 2,648 traffic stops, which resulted in 41 DUI arrests, according to UHP officials Monday. 159 more words

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Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing into back of car on I-15

SALT LAKE CITY — A man is in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a car on Interstate 15 Saturday night. 108 more words

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3 injured in ambulance rollover after patient allegedly attempts to grab wheel

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Two EMTs and one patient are now in fair condition after an accident on Interstate 15 when a psychiatric patient allegedly tried to grab the wheel in the ambulance they were traveling in, causing them to roll early Friday morning. 208 more words

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New training; analysis center help troopers rescue children from abuse

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SANDY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) – In the last week state troopers have saved six children from abusive situations. And it is all thanks, they say, to a new program that trains officers to spot signs of child abuse. 575 more words

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UHP troopers rescue 6 abused children with new safety program

SALT LAKE CITY – A new initiative has helped Utah Highway Patrolmen rescue six children from abusive situations this week.

The Interdiction for Protection of Children initiative started earlier this year and showed some great results over the last few days. 199 more words

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WATCH: Utah Highway Patrol trooper recovering after getting hit by hydroplaning car

“I do believe this is a small miracle.”

That’s what Utah Highway Patrol trooper David Schiers says of surviving a horrific collision.

Schiers, 55, was hit by a car earlier this month while he was assisting another driver in a white Ford who had spun out of control during a rainstorm. 201 more words

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Utah Trooper released from hospital after hit by car, honored with parade in Parowan

PAROWAN, Utah – The Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was hit by a car in Cedar City and critically injured weeks ago has been released from the hospital Monday. 363 more words

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