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Man In ‘Extremely Serious Condition’ After Being Hit By Car In Taylorsville

Jan 17, 2021, 9:16 PM | Updated: Jul 12, 2023, 4:51 pm

Unified Police Department squad vehicle. (KSL TV)...

Unified Police Department squad vehicle. (KSL TV)

(KSL TV)

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A 36-year-old man was transported to the hospital in “extremely serious condition” after he was struck by a minivan while in a Taylorsville crosswalk.

The crash happened outside an apartment building at 4430 South Atherton Drive just after 5 p.m. Sunday.

Sgt. Melody Cutler with the Unified Police Department said a minivan was traveling westbound on 4430 South, in the area of 800 West, when it hit a male pedestrian who was walking in the crosswalk.

The driver claimed the sun was in his eyes.

Witnesses reported the minivan ran a red light.

Cutler said the pedestrian was still in extremely critical condition at Intermountain Medical Center as of 9 p.m.

Additional information about the crash, as well as the identities of the driver and pedestrian, were not immediately available.

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Man In ‘Extremely Serious Condition’ After Being Hit By Car In Taylorsville