- Associated Press - Sunday, January 3, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A man waiting at a Utah Transit Authority platform in Salt Lake City was critically injured after being hit by a car.

KSL-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1R90xMF) that the accident happened Saturday on near 200 South and 500 West.

According to Salt Lake City police, a sedan heading west on 200 South drove up onto the platform and struck the 66-year-old victim.

The man was taken to a hospital with serious leg injuries and was hospitalized in critical condition.

His condition was not immediately known Sunday.

Police say the driver somehow became distracted but they did not issue a citation.

The incident remains under investigation.


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