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Two children hurt in auto-pedestrian collision in South Jordan

Jul 6, 2022, 8:30 PM
Two children were injured Wednesday after being struck by a car in South Jordan. Police say both children were in critical condition and taken to Primary Children's Hospital. Photo Ladd Egan KSLTV

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — A pair of 9-year-olds are in critical condition after police say they were struck by a vehicle in South Jordan.

According to a news release, the two children were riding an electric bike in the area of 2100 West 11400 South just before noon when the incident occurred.

An ambulance was in the area at the time and arrived on scene. Paramedics began life-saving procedures on the two children. Eventually, the two children were transported to Primary Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

The vehicle, a black GMC Yukon, was driven by a 44-year-old woman. The driver remained on scene is cooperating with the investigation. 

While the investigation is ongoing, investigators do not suspect that impairment was a factor in the crash. 

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