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WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Dec. 12, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A 13-year-old boy is in serious condition after being hit by a car in front of a West Valley City junior high school Tuesday morning.
The incident happened just after 7:30 a.m. near Kennedy Junior High School at 4495 S. 4800 West, the West Valley City Police Department said in a news release on Twitter.
The boy was crossing to the school from the opposite side of the street on 4800 West and was not in a crosswalk when he was hit, the news release said. He was transported by ground ambulance to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.
The driver reported to police that they did not see the child. It’s not clear at this stage whether the driver was male or female.
Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information becomes available.