Police investigating fatal SLC car vs. motorcycle crash as possible DUI
Aug 26, 2021, 11:04 AM | Updated: 3:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — One person was killed in a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle near 300 West and 900 South in Salt Lake City Wednesday night.
Officials with the Salt Lake City Police Department said the car pulled out of a parking lot in front of the motorcycle, which struck the vehicle around 11 p.m.
The motorcyclist was taken to University of Utah Hospital but was pronounced dead.
Police said the crash is under investigation and investigators said the driver of the car, who was identified as 26-year-old Wilhelm Heider, was taken into custody and booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Officers said Heider had a blood alcohol content of 0.129%.
“Charges are only allegations, and every arrested person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt,” SLCPD officials said in a press release Thursday.