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Toddler Flown To Hospital After Mother, Children Hit By Vehicle In Sandy

Oct 8, 2019, 11:15 AM | Updated: 1:57 pm

SANDY, Utah — A mother and and two children were hit by a car in Sandy on Tuesday morning, police said.

The incident happened at 1853 E. Sego Lily Drive, according to Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen.

According to authorities, a mother was pushing two children in a stroller when the crash occurred. The ages of the children were not immediately known, but they are being referred to as “toddlers.”

The oldest of the two children suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken by helicopter to Primary Children’s Hospital, officials said. The mother and the younger child sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the female driver is cooperating.

Neighbors said speeding is an issue on this road, however, it’s unknown if speeding was a factor in this crash.

Pat Reavy, of Deseret News, contributed to this report.

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