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Man in critical condition after being hit by vehicle on Redwood Road

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Mar 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-11 13:12:24-04

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah -- A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle in Taylorsville Tuesday morning.

Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said the accident happened around 7:40 a.m. near 5225 South Redwood Road.

Hoyal said initially there was a minor crash in the area with no injuries. He said a 35-year-old man who lives in the area saw the crash happen, and he called authorities to report it. While the man was on his phone, a vehicle travelling southbound on Redwood Road struck him.

"There was no injuries in that accident," Hoyal said. "This pedestrian was coming out to report that crash. In the process [he] had walked out into the road, and witnesses indicated that the light was green for southbound traffic and [he] was ultimately struck by the southbound Oldsmobile."

The man was taken to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition.

FOX 13 will update this story with the latest details as soon as they become available.