I Woodland Hills man is being treated after he crashed on a motorcycle while fleeing from Sheriff's Deputies. He sustained non-life threatening injuries.
At 7:34 PM on Sunday, February 8, 2015, a Utah County Sheriff's Deputy was on SR-198 and saw a motorcycle traveling south toward Salem at high speed. Using emergency lights and siren the Deputy attempted to stop the driver of the motorcycle. The driver failed to yield and fled from Deputies through Salem and toward Payson. Speeds reached as high as 90 MPH and the driver of the motorcycle crashed near Payson on Salem Canal Road at about 2200 West. The driver, Andrew Keller Clark, age 22, of Woodland Hills, sustained non-life threatening injuries. He is being evaluated at Mountain View Hospital in Payson. Because of his injuries, Clark will be released to family and charges will be filed through the Utah County Attorney's Office. He will be charged with felony evading, exhibition of speed, a motorcycle learners permit violation, and other traffic violations. Alcohol and drugs are not suspected. Clark told Deputies he did not want to receive a citation for violating his motorcycle learners permit.
For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office. (801)404-1912. Twitter: SGTCannonPIO