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Pedestrian injured after being struck by car that had just hit a TRAX train
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.
#TRAX Update 6:33 PM: Due to the previous train vs auto incident the SB Red train scheduled to depart from University Medical at 6:44 PM will not make its trip. The next SB Red train is scheduled to depart from University Medical at 6:59 PM.
— Utah Transit Authority – UTA (@RideUTA) October 15, 2022
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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