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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 16, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — A man who was severely injured after driving a scooter into the back of a parked SUV in downtown Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon has died.
Salt Lake City Police Det. Robert Ungricht confirmed to Gephardt Daily Tuesday afternoon that the man has passed away although his identity has not yet been released.
SLCPD Lt. Jenn Diederich previously told Gephardt Daily the accident happened around 1:30 p.m near 400 South and 300 West, directly across the street from Pioneer Park.
Bystanders were performing CPR on the man when first responders arrived. He was rushed to the hospital by ground ambulance suffering severe head trauma.
The Honda RAV4 the man struck was heavily damaged in the crash.
Diederich said the victim, who was believed to have been in his 60s, underwent emergency surgery early Saturday evening. Police were unsure exactly when he passed away.