UPDATE: Driver, vehicle located after collision with TRAX train, pedestrian
UPDATE: The driver and vehicle have now been located, according to Carl Arky.
The driver, identified as a man, has since been taken into custody.
Arky told KSL the man made an illegal left turn and ran a red light in the intersection, then drove right into the path of the TRAX train, which was traveling northbound.
Arky also said the pedestrian that was struck was conscious, breathing and alert when he was transported, adding that the injuries were signifiant but do not appear to be life-threatening.
Our original story continues below.
SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities are looking for a driver after a vehicle struck a TRAX train and then hit a pedestrian in Salt Lake City.
The incident happened Friday on 500 South and Main Street.
Carly Arky with the Utah Transit Authority said the vehicle — described as a silver 4-door passenger vehicle, possibly a 2007-2010 Ford, with damage on the driver’s side — took off.
Arky said the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with head injuries.
No one on the train sustained injuries.
Additional details were not immediately available.
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