Granger High student struck by vehicle, in critical condition
Sep 19, 2023, 6:30 PM | Updated: 6:36 pm
(Shara Park / KSL 5 Television)
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — A 15-year-old Granger High School student was struck by a vehicle just before noon Tuesday.
Police say the student was hit near 3450 West and 3500 South. Police said the victim was hospitalized in extremely critical condition.
KSL TV reporter Shara Park said the teen darted out between two vehicles. The teenager was then hit by a white SUV traveling south.
BREAKING: 15 YO Granger High student hit while running across 3450 West in front of the new West Lake Jr. High. @WVCPD telling me he darted out between two vehicles and the white SUV headed south hit him. Teen is in extremely critical condition. @KSL5TV pic.twitter.com/eaXjvYXpgg
— Shara Park ✨ (@KSLSharaPark) September 19, 2023
The driver remained on scene and was cooperative while officials conducted an investigation into the student who was struck.
Following the incident, Granger High School issued a statement to parents and guardians about emergency protocol.
Granger Families & Friends:
We do not have all the details yet, but a Granger student was struck by a car over by West Lake Junior High School a short while ago. We are working with the student’s family, law enforcement, and emergency crews to provide the necessary support.
We are getting calls and questions about an emergency protocol being initiated at our school location. We have not enacted any protocols and have not had any issues or need to do so on our campus today. School is proceeding as normal. Thank you for your support.
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