Harrisville, UT (May 22, 2019) – Police continue their search for a driver who is responsible for a hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Larson Lane that happened on Sunday.
Police officers responded to the incident after they heard that a man was struck by a motor vehicle around 1 a.m. that day. He was identified as a 34-year-old who had been walking on the south side of the road when he was suddenly struck by the driver of a small passenger vehicle.
A witness at the scene said that the driver never hit the brakes and quickly fled the scene by turning onto Washington Boulevard. The victim was injured and transported to the hospital immediately.
As of yesterday, the victim is still in the hospital recovering but is expected to be okay. Debris at the scene shows that the vehicle was a small silver Honda. Police continue their search and investigation at this time.
Our sincerest thoughts are extended to the party injured in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Utah
In Utah, approximately 1,000 people will become injured in serious pedestrian accidents. Sadly, many of these pedestrians will have to undergo expensive treatments and might never fully recover from their injuries on some occasions. Being injured in a pedestrian accident is not uncommon, especially when negligent drivers are involved. Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads and are prone to the worst harm in the midst of an accident. This is why it is imperative to have an attorney supporting you after you have been injured in a pedestrian accident in Utah.
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