Young man hit by vehicle on I-215
Feb 20, 2022, 2:42 PM | Updated: 2:43 pm
(Utah Highway Patrol)
SALT LAKE CITY — A young man was taken to the hospital Saturday night after authorities say he was struck by a car on Interstate 215.
The incident happened on southbound I-215 East, near 4500 South, around 9 p.m.
Officials with the Utah Department of Public Safety said Utah Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area after a juvenile male pedestrian was hit by a single vehicle.
The boy was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, and southbound lanes were closed for some time as police cleared the scene.
I-215 E SB is closed at 4500 S while troopers investigate a crash. Please abound the area and be prepared to find an alternate route. pic.twitter.com/79vQwudH2Y
— Utah Highway Patrol (@UTHighwayPatrol) February 20, 2022
Additional details, including an update on the victim’s condition, were not immediately available.