Police seek driver after pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash in SLC

Posted at 9:01 PM, Sep 29, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — Police are looking for a driver who fled the scene after colliding with a pedestrian in Salt Lake City Friday night.

A spokesperson with the Salt Lake City Fire Department said a man who was on a longboard was in a crosswalk when he was hit by a vehicle.

The crash occurred in the area of 850 South and 1150 West, and Fox 13 News first heard report of the incident around 6:45 p.m.

The man who was hit was taken to a local hospital in serious condition.

Salt Lake City Police say the driver who hit the man fled the scene. Police are looking for a white Toyota Tacoma or a Chevy Blazer with a white camper shell and damage to the windshield.

The driver is described as a white male believed to be in his 60s who was wearing a yellow or green construction vest.

Fox 13 News will update this story as more details emerge.