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Car wash accident leaves one man in critical condition

Aug 27, 2022, 5:30 PM | Updated: 5:34 pm
Man crushed between his car and wall of car wash....
A vehicle moves through Mister Car Wash in West Jordan, which has reduced its water use by 30%, on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)
(Kristin Murphy, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Chief Mitch Gwilliam with North Salt Lake PD said at 8:45 a.m. an accident occurred at a car wash near 115 N Redwood Rd North Salt Lake. The accident involved a 57-year-old man from Ogden, Utah. 

Chief Gwilliam says for an unknown reason, the man exited his pickup truck while it was pulled into the car wash. Then, the truck began rolling and the man was pinned between his car and a wall, crushing him. 

The man remained suck pinned between the objects until someone found him. He is alive, but in critical condition and was transported to a hospital Chief Gwilliam says. 

Furthermore, no other parties were involved. 

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