10-year-old flown to hospital following auto-pedestrian accident in West Jordan

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WEST JORDAN, Utah — A 10-year-old boy was flown to the hospital after being hit by a car in West Jordan Saturday evening near 8200 S. 5600 W.

Patrol Officer Jennifer Worthen with the West Jordan Police Department stated that the incident happened at around 7 p.m.

A father and his two boys, a 10-year-old and a 7-year-old were crossing a crosswalk on their way to a state little league championship, Worthen said, when a car hit the 10-year-old.

The 10-year-old suffered severe head trauma and was life-flighted to Primary Children’s Hospital, Worthen said.

She said the driver stayed on-scene following the accident and the incident is still under investigation.

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