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Woman hit by side mirror of car on I-215, officials say

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Posted at 9:44 PM, Mar 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-18 07:47:50-04

MURRAY, Utah --A woman was hit by the side mirror of a vehicle on Interstate 215 westbound Monday night, according Utah Highway Patrol officials.

The accident occurred in the area of 1600 West near Murray.

Officers said a woman wearing dark clothing was hit by the side mirror as an SUV swerved to miss her. A van and another car tried to get out of the way, but ended up hitting each other. The van was significantly damaged.

Police said they don't know why the woman was on the freeway. They said she sustained minor to critical injuries.

No other injuries were reported. The accident is still under investigation.