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12-year-old injured in Blanding hit-and-run incident

Sep 18, 2021, 5:44 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 12:07 pm

BLANDING, Utah — A hit-and-run incident Thursday evening in Blanding had a 12-year-old transported by Life Flight to Primary Children’s Hospital.

The incident happened on Blue Mountain Road outside of Blanding at 8 p.m. The 12-year-old suffered serious injuries. However, the vehicle failed to stop and continued on into Blanding.

During the investigation, the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and the Blanding Police Department are following up on all leads.

Authorities are asking for the assistance of any individuals who may have witnessed the accident. Authorities are also offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the individual in question. 

If you have information, you are asked to call (435) 587-2237.

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