SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 26, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Salt Lake City Police Department is asking for the public for tips to help it find a vehicle that fled the scene of a fatal auto-pedestrian accident Monday on the near west side.
“We are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened today around 8:50 a.m. near 551 W. 300 South,” a statement from the SLCPD says.
“Officers on a nearby, unrelated call heard the crash. Despite those officers immediately rendering aid, the victim died on scene.”
The involved driver fled the scene, the statement says.
“We are currently looking for a silver 2013 Subaru Impreza station wagon with heavy front-end damage.”
Anyone with information on the case or the suspect vehicle is asked to call the police department at 801-799-3000.
The area of 300 South between 500 West and 600 West will be closed for several hours while the investigation is conducted, the SLCPD statement says.