ST. GEORGE — Washington City police say a 19-year-old was arrested for driving under the influence after a car went off a roadway into a fence early Wednesday.

Map shows location of early morning crash, Washington City Utah, March 13, 2024 | Crash graphic by iStock/Getty Images Plus, photo courtesy of Google Maps, St. George News

The crash near Staheli Family Farm happened at 12:51 a.m. at the corner of George Washington Boulevard and Washington Fields Road, Lt. Kory Klotz with the Washington City Police Department said. 

He was arrested for DUI and other charges,” Klotz said of the driver, who was uninjured.

Klotz added there was a small fire involving the car that was quickly doused by Washington City firefighters. It’s unclear how the fire started, Klotz said, other than it was the crash that led to the fire.

This report is based on information provided by law enforcement and may not contain the full scope of findings. 

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