Father killed in West Bountiful auto-pedestrian accident
WEST BOUNTIFUL CITY, Utah — A man is dead and his daughter is in the hospital after they were hit by a vehicle while riding bicycles on Thursday.
According to the West Bountiful Police Department, a pickup struck the pair as they traveled east on West Pages Lane. The truck reportedly drove off the roadway and onto the shoulder causing the accident.
Emergency responders pronounced 53-year-old Michael Roberts dead at the scene. Responders transported Roberts’ 17-year-old daughter to Primary Children’s Hospital in critical condition. She has since been upgraded to stable condition and is expected to survive.
Authorities took the driver to the hospital for evaluation. Police then arrested the suspect for suspicion of negligent automobile homicide and unsafe lane travel.
— WestBountiful PD (@WestBountifulPD) July 22, 2022
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