SAFETY

Pedestrian injured after being struck by car that had just hit a TRAX train

Oct 14, 2022, 8:03 PM | Updated: 8:28 pm
UTA bus and Trax...
FILE - A TRAX train carries passengers on Main Street in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A man is in custody after allegedly breaking a window on a TRAX train on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. (Ravell Call/Deseret News)
(Ravell Call/Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — A pedestrian was injured Friday evening after being struck by a vehicle, which had moments before been struck by a TRAX train. The car then fled the scene.

According to UTA Spokesman Carl Arky, the incident occurred at the intersection of 500 South and Main Street. It occurred at roughly 6 p.m.

Arky says the pedestrian suffered head injuries. Additionally, Arky says the Salt Lake City Police Department is handling the collision between the vehicle and the pedestrian.

Arky confirms the driver of the vehicle has been located by police and taken into custody.

 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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