13-year-old boy seriously injured after being struck by car in Millcreek

Posted at 3:25 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 19:33:24-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- A 13-year-old boy is in serious condition Thursday after police say he darted out into a road in Millcreek and was struck by a car.

Unified Police Department stated the crash occurred in the area of 3300 South and 1779 East, and they first reported the incident at 3:20 p.m.

Police confirm a 13-year-old is in serious condition, and they said he suffered head injuries including facial fractures but was conscious and alert when he was taken to a hospital. Police initially reported the boy was 12 before correcting his age to 13.

Officers at the scene tell Fox 13 News the boy was on a sidewalk when he suddenly darted into the road, giving the driver who hit the teen no time to stop. Police said at this time the driver is not facing charges in connection with the crash.

Fox 13 News has a crew at the scene, watch Fox 13 News at Four and Five Thursday for the latest on this story.