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Man in ‘extremely critical condition’ after being hit by truck in a crosswalk

Apr 11, 2023, 10:42 AM | Updated: Apr 12, 2023, 6:49 pm

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MIDVALE, Utah — A man is in “extremely critical condition” after he was hit in a crosswalk by a work truck at 180 W. 7200 South.

According to Sgt. Melody Cutler with Unified Police Department, the collision occurred this morning just after 7:30 a.m.

A man was walking in a crosswalk through an intersection when a work truck ran through a red light and hit the pedestrian, launching him 40-50 feet.

The man was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

A GoFundMe for the man can be found here.*

The driver is cooperating with police and there are “no obvious signs of impairment.”

Though Cutler said the sun may have played a factor in the crash due to the time of day. She said it’s important for drivers to take the necessary precautions now that the sun is out.

*KSL TV does not assure that the money deposited to the account will be applied for the benefit of the persons named as beneficiaries. If you are considering a deposit to the account, you should consult your own advisors and otherwise proceed at your own risk.

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Man in ‘extremely critical condition’ after being hit by truck in a crosswalk