Senior woman hit in Ogden crosswalk in critical condition

Wednesday , July 30, 2014 - 9:59 PM

By BEN LOCKHART
Standard-Examiner staff

OGDEN — A woman is in critical condition after being hit by a car Wednesday evening at 24th Street and Harrison Boulevard.

The woman, 67, was walking eastbound across 24th Street in the intersection’s south crosswalk when she was hit just after 5:45 p.m.

A 70-year-old woman was turning left to head southbound on Harrison Boulevard when she hit the pedestrian, Ogden Police Lt. Steve Zaccardi told the Standard-Examiner.

The driver of the car reportedly yielded to a vehicle at the intersection before making her left turn but didn't notice the pedestrian in time.

No citations have yet been issued against the driver, Zaccardi said, but may be filed depending on the results of the investigation.

The victim, believed to have head injuries, was transported to an area hospital and was in critical but stable condition Wednesday night.

Contact reporter Ben Lockhart at 801-625-4221 or blockhart@standard.net. Follow him on Twitter at @SE_Lockhart. Like his Facebook page at www.facebook.com/blockhartSE. 

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