TRAFFIC & ROADS

Driver Taken Into Custody After Crashing Into Roy Railroad Crossing

Apr 25, 2020, 9:49 AM | Updated: Jul 13, 2023, 2:55 pm

Courtesy: Roy City Police Department...

Courtesy: Roy City Police Department

ROY, Utah — A person has been taken into custody after crashing into a piece of railroad crossing equipment in Weber County, according to the Roy City Police Department.

Officials said the incident happened just before 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the 6000 South and 2400 West railroad crossing in Roy.

The driver destroyed the arm of a railroad crossing signal.

A crew from Union Pacific arrived on scene Saturday morning to replace the damaged equipment.

6000 South has been closed in both directions — from 2550 West though 2350 West — while crews make the necessary repairs. It is expected that the roads will stay closed for the remainder of the day.

Officials said they suspect the driver, whose identity has not been released, was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

No injuries were reported.

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Driver Taken Into Custody After Crashing Into Roy Railroad Crossing