Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah
image A 14-year old pedestrian was hit by a car at the intersection of Willow and Main streets in Grantsville, on Sunday. The 14-year-old was struck by a passenger car while crossing in a crosswalk. (Courtesy of Grantsville Police Department)

September 3, 2019
Teen struck by car in stable condition

A teenager struck by a passenger car on Main Street in Grantsville Sunday is now in stable condition and doing well, according to the Grantsville City Police Department. 

Grantsville City police were dispatched to a traffic accident involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Willow and Main streets at 5:41 p.m., according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 14-year-old child had been struck by a vehicle while using a crosswalk. 

The victim was in critical condition and transported by University of Utah AirMed helicopter, the post said. To land the helicopter, Main Street was closed in the area in both directions for approximately 45 minutes. 

Charges for the driver of the vehicle are pending, according to Grantsville City Police Sgt. Lydon Allred. 

A citizen present at the accident who was an EMT was able to provide aid to the injured child, according to the police department’s post. Also responding to the accident were the Grantsville City Fire Department, Tooele County Sheriff’s Office and Mountain West Ambulance.

 

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