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Noah McArthur (left) in the hospital with his mother, Christine Sara (right) (Courtesy: Christine S...
Emma Benson

Local school district making changes after 3 students hit in crosswalks

After three teenagers were hit by a car in the last year, Wasatch School District is implementing new safety features on their city's streets.
3 days ago
Andre Posen, his wife Bridgette, and their two children. (KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen

‘They saved my family’: father recounts miracles after his family was hit by a car

The father and husband of a family who was hit by a car and pinned underneath it recounts his side of the story, crediting their livelihood and survival to miracles, a group of teenagers, and an airmen that came to their rescue.
4 days ago
Ava Saunders came home from the hospital after being hit by a car in September. (KSL TV)...
Lindsay Aerts

Heber City teen hit in a crosswalk gets warm welcome home

There was a warm homecoming Wednesday for a teen from Heber who was hit by a car in a crosswalk in late September.
5 days ago
13-year-old Kaisley Raybourne, who was hit by a car. (Courtesy: 
Raybourne family)...
Shelby Lofton

Unified police search for hit-and-run driver who hit Magna teen

Unified police are looking for the driver responsible for hitting a 13-year-old and fleeing from the scene early Tuesday morning.
6 days ago
As several children were crossing Main Street in Delta Tuesday, a 12-year-old was hit by a car and ...
Larry D. Curtis

Car hits, seriously injures child on Delta’s Main Street

As several children were crossing Main Street in Delta today, a 12-year old was hit by car and seriously injured.
6 days ago
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Shara Park

Family of Isabelle Parr celebrates her life on the anniversary of her death

A Holladay family is offering forgiveness to the driver of a hit and run accident that took the life of UVU student Isabelle Parr.
11 days ago
11th and Harrison...
Katija Stjepovic

City begins safety improvements at 11th and Harrison

Salt Lake City has been working hard, trying to make intersections safer for our children and students.
19 days ago
Eli Mitchell sign...
Andrew Adams

West Jordan street renamed for 13-year-old killed by drunk driver

Family members converged on a street corner Friday as city workers installed new signs marking the renaming of a street in memory of a 13-year-old boy killed in a crosswalk by a drunk driver.
23 days ago
Sandy crosswalk...
Lindsay Aerts

Contested crosswalk returns to Sandy City

Some parents in Sandy were desperate for a crosswalk to be repainted on Sego Lily Drive after Sandy City repaved the road this summer.
24 days ago
(FILE) A student walking across the road. (KSL TV)...
Brittany Tait

Sandy City traffic engineers pave over a crosswalk used by Mount Jordan Middle School students

For months, parents who live around the location where the 300 East crosswalk used to be have called the mayor’s office, hoping the painted lines will return.
1 month ago
(FILE) A reflective vest on the ground after an accident involving a pedestrian and car. (KSL TV)...
Debbie Worthen

Utah’s first responders plead with drivers to pay attention

First responders are giving all Utahns an important message: Pay attention to the roads.
1 month ago
kids in crosswalk...
Katija Stjepovic

Trauma experts explain how people can avoid getting hit by a car

Auto pedestrian accidents can be dangerous. After all, a person risks lifelong injuries if they're hit by a large vehicle.
1 month ago
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Deanie Wimmer

New legislation and millions planned to improve safety for students walking to school

Neighbors have resources to make their communities safer if they know where to ask. In addition to money for infrastructure improvements and training, proposed legislation would ticket speeders via radar cameras.
1 month ago
school crossing...
Dan Rascon

Charter schools fight for school zone student safety measures

Several charter schools feel like they are being ignored when it comes to school safety. Administrators say their schools are being denied “school zone” designation which would allow for flashing lights, slower speed signs, crosswalks, and crossing guards.     
1 month ago
MIke texting in distracted driving simulation...
Mike Headrick and Keira Fairmont, KSL-TV  

Stop for Students: The dangerous distances you drive when distracted 

Every time you use a device behind the wheel, experts say you’re effectively driving blindfolded. 
1 month ago
Aubree and Maxx Winn...
Dan Rascon

Mom wants drivers to pay attention, slow down after SUV hits her, son in crosswalk

A mother and her son recovering at their home from injuries after being hit by an SUV in Stansbury Park.
1 month ago
Safe Routes teaching elementary and middle school students about walking from and to school safely....
Katija Stjepovic and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Safe Routes Utah aims educate younger students on pedestrian safety

A frightening number of pedestrian vs vehicle crashes happen in school zones and involve young children, but Safe Routes is looking to educate students on getting home safely.
1 month ago
In a recent annual single-day study, 787 cars violated the school bus traffic laws in Utah. (KSL TV...
Mike Headrick and Mary Culbertson, KSL TV

Why drivers ignore school bus traffic rules; what Utahns can do about it

School bus drivers participate in an annual study that counts the amount of violators to school bus traffic rules there are. This year, there were 787 violations statewide in a single day, projecting about 133 thousand per year.
1 month ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher

Stop for Students: Life-saving tips every driver and pedestrian should follow

With Daylight Saving Time ending, and daylight decreasing, Utah Highway Patrol says that means we could be heading for an increase in auto-pedestrian crashes.
1 month ago
The intersection of Village Blvd and Montauk Lane, where the accident happened. (KSL TV)...
Shara Park

Mother, child hospitalized after being hit by a car in Stansbury Park

Parents in Stansbury Park are frustrated and pleading for help from county leaders after a mother and her 11-year-old child were hit in a crosswalk Monday.
1 month ago
The city recently installed a concrete bulb-out and a pedestrian refuge island on Fourth West to ma...
Katija Stjepovic

SLC makes safety improvements at West High School crosswalk

Sharing the roads as a pedestrian can be scary, this year 26 pedestrians have been hit and killed on Utah roads.
2 months ago
The crosswalk where a 12-year-old was struck by a suspected DUI driver. Cottonwood Heights talks of...
Ashley Moser

Plans for crosswalk traffic light expedited after 12-year-old hit while crossing

After a 12-year-old boy was hit at a crosswalk, advocates are speaking louder to install a HAWK light; a traffic light for a crosswalk that had already been talked about before the accident.
2 months ago
High school building...
Dan Rascon

Davis High students praying for classmate hit by vehicle

Friends of Davis High School student Cruz Rushton are praying for his recovery after he was hit by a vehicle Tuesday night, leaving him in critical condition.
2 months ago
Intersection where teen was hit...
Dan Rascon

Deputies revive teen who was hit by a car

A 16-year-old girl is lucky to be alive after getting hit by a car while on her way to high school in Eagle Mt. Tuesday.
2 months ago

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