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Cars hit, injure 2 pedestrians in unrelated crashes on the same night

Posted at 7:12 AM, Oct 18, 2023

KAYSVILLE, Utah — On Tuesday night, two individuals were hit by cars and injured in unrelated crashes in Kaysville and Kearns.

In Kaysville, a 17-year-old male was critically injured as a result of the crash.

Officials responded to the crash at 8:45 p.m. in the area of 550 East 300 South, which is at Davis Technical College.

While many details weren't made available by responding officials, the Kaysville Fire Department reported that they found the teen in the road.

Paramedics initiated "advanced life support," and the teen was flown to an area trauma center via medical helicopter, Kaysville Fire officials said.

When they were flown to the hospital, the teen was in critical but stable condition with severe head injuries.

Witnesses told police they saw the teen suddenly run into the road, which is not a designated crossing area.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene after the crash, officials reported. Details about what type of car they were driving as well as if they will face charges were not made available.

Police report the driver showed no signs of impairment but an investigation is ongoing.

A few hours later in Kearns, the Unified Police Department reported that just after 11 p.m., a 25-year-old woman was hit by a car.

The incident happened in the area of 5400 S. China Clay Drive.

Officials reported the driver was unable to see the woman due to her dark-colored clothing.

The woman was taken to the hospital and officials say she is "doing well."

UPD reports the driver remained at the scene and was cooperative during the investigation.