Vehicle rollover slows traffic on Highway 1416 in Box Elder

 

BOX ELDER, SD — An unidentified driver abandoned their SUV after rolling the vehicle onto its side off of Highway 1416, near the outlet of Westside Drive in Box Elder Wednesday morning.

According to the Box Elder Police Department, the tracks left behind indicated that the driver drove off the road from the opposite end in an attempt to get back on the highway, only to hit a trench and end up on its side. As of this reporting, the Box Elder PD had been unable to contact the owner of the vehicle.

Traffic was reduced to one lane while the police pulled the car from the trench, which was successfully removed for further investigation.

Police are still investigating the identity of the driver.

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