Cyclist seriously injured after being hit by SUV in Salt Lake City
Jun 22, 2023, 8:44 AM | Updated: 1:41 pm
(Salt Lake City Police Department)
SALT LAKE CITY — A 45-year-old man suffered critical injuries after he was hit by an SUV while biking in Salt Lake City Thursday morning.
The crash happened at the intersection of Sunnyside Avenue and Guardsman Way before 8:30 a.m., according to the Salt Lake City Police Department.
Police said the man was riding a bicycle on Sunnyside Avenue when the SUV turned left to go north on Guardsman Way and hit the man.
Paramedics arrived on scene and provided life-saving aid before the man was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
Officers said the driver of the SUV, a 64-year-old woman, remained on scene and was cooperating with the investigation. Police reminded drivers to follow all traffic signs and signals, obey the posted speed limit and eliminate any distractions.