CRITICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CRITICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ogden man remains critical after being hit crossing dark intersection http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58523527-78/ogden-sube-hit-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58523527-78/ogden-sube-hit-car.html.csp">Ogden man remains critical after being hit crossing dark intersection</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T22:32:53.412-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 53-year-old man remained in critical condition on Wednesday, the day after he was hit by a car as he tried to cross a dark Ogden intersection. Ogden police Lt. Jake Sube said the incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at 30th St. and Jefferson Avenue. The victim was walking in the street northbound, on the east side of 30th, when he was hit by the westbound car. Sube said there are no marked crosswalks in the area. No citations had been issued to the 73-year-old male driver. Police continue...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58523527@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 22:32:53 MDT Orem man still fighting for life after auto-pedestrian accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58516425-78/hit-orem-car-condition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58516425-78/hit-orem-car-condition.html.csp">Orem man still fighting for life after auto-pedestrian accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lorem Ipsum</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T22:48:37.696-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 45-year-old man was still fighting for his life Monday, three days after being hit while trying to cross a dark Orem street. Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez said the victim’s condition was unchanged from “extremely critical,” the same condition as when he was rushed to the hospital about 8:30 p.m. Friday after being hit by a car near State Street and 920 North. The man was not in a crosswalk. Police believe he had been drinking. The woman driving the car that hit him was not cited. Bob Mims ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516425@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:48:37 MDT Man remains ‘extremely critical’ after Orem collision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58513966-78/car-critical-extremely-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58513966-78/car-critical-extremely-hit.html.csp">Man remains ‘extremely critical’ after Orem collision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T13:18:48.572-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 45-year-old man is still in “extremely critical condition” about two days after a car hit him in Orem. About 8:30 p.m. Friday, the man tried to cross State Street near 920 North when he was hit by a car traveling about 40 to 45 mph, said police Lt. Craig Martinez. The man was not in a crosswalk, and police believe he had been drinking, Martinez said. He was taken to a local hospital in “extremely critical condition,” the lieutenant said. The woman driving the car that hit him was not cited. m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58513966@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:18:48 MDT Motorcyclist injured in Salt Lake City collision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58502643-78/motorcyclist-car-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58502643-78/motorcyclist-car-lake-salt.html.csp">Motorcyclist injured in Salt Lake City collision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-09T13:42:12.373-06:00">Updated Oct 9, 2014 01:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist was in critical condition Wednesday after he collided with a car in Salt Lake City. The motorcyclist was traveling west on 1st Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a northbound car at C Street pulled into the intersection, said Salt Lake City police Capt. John Cardona. The motorcycle broadsided the car. The motorcyclist suffered “extremely critical” injuries and was taken to University Hospital, Cardona said. The motorcyclist had the right of way, Cardona said. The driver of the car said ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58502643@www.sltrib.com Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:42:12 MDT Racing: Bianchi critical after accident at Japanese Grand Prix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58489863-77/car-bianchi-race-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58489863-77/car-bianchi-race-crash.html.csp">Racing: Bianchi critical after accident at Japanese Grand Prix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM ARMSTRONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T16:17:39.533-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Suzuka, Japan • Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi is in critical condition after crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix. Bianchi was unconscious when he was taken to a nearby hospital following a crash during Sunday’s rain-shortened race and is undergoing emergency surgery after a scan revealed a severe head injury. According to FIA officials, the 25-year-old Bianchi will be moved to intensive care where he will be monitored after the surgery. The race was red-flagged with nine laps to go a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584898632014-10-07T16:17:39.533-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-07T16:17:39.533-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58489863@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:17:39 MDT Man struck twice crossing State Street remains ‘very critical’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476514-78/south-lake-salt-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58476514-78/south-lake-salt-state.html.csp">Man struck twice crossing State Street remains ‘very critical’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T12:49:15.217-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 12:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man struck twice as he attempted to run across State Street in South Salt Lake remained on life support Wednesday. South Salt Lake police said the unidentified man, believed in his 30s, was still listed in “very critical” condition at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray. The man was trying to dash across a dark, poorly lit section of State Street at 2929 South Monday night when he was hit first by one car, and then a second vehicle. He suffered severe head injuries. No citations had been is...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58476514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:49:15 MDT Man, hit twice dashing across S. Salt Lake street, in critical condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472199-78/lake-salt-condition-critical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58472199-78/lake-salt-condition-critical.html.csp">Man, hit twice dashing across S. Salt Lake street, in critical condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T08:34:40.322-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 08:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man struck twice by cars as he attempted to dash across State Street in South Salt Lake was in critical condition Tuesday. South Salt Lake police dispatchers said a 911 call reporting the incident came in at 9:38 p.m. Monday. The man reportedly was trying to run across State Street at 2929 South — an area with neither a crosswalk nor traffic signal — when it was hit first by one car, and then a second vehicle. Suffering serious head injuries, the unidentified man was rushed to Intermountain Me...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472199@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:34:40 MDT Letter: Teaching facts is still important, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455394-82/facts-history-critical-civics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58455394-82/facts-history-critical-civics.html.csp">Letter: Teaching facts is still important, too</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T20:12:38.409-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regarding the teaching of critical thinking in history and civics (“Some Utahns worry new AP History test is revisionist,” Sept. 24), Rep. Moss said something lamentable: “I am glad to see the diminished role of facts and incorporating things like cause and effect.” As a student, classes that enabled us to store basic facts in memory where we could draw on them and at the same time taught the ability to think critically utilizing these facts were invaluable training for civic responsibility. App...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58455394@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 20:12:38 MDT Crossing guard critical after being hit outside Roy school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454906-78/guard-crossing-gwynn-roy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58454906-78/guard-crossing-gwynn-roy.html.csp">Crossing guard critical after being hit outside Roy school</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T10:44:49.457-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 10:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 70-year-old crossing guard was critically injured Thursday morning after he was struck by a car in front of Roy Elementary School. Roy police Detective Matthew Gwynn said the guard had just stepped into the crosswalk in front of the school, 2588 W. 5600 South, at 8:12 a.m. to flag traffic to a stop. The crossing’s warning lights also were flashing at the time. An eastbound Volkswagen Beetle, traveling about 20-25 mph, struck him. The guard was thrown about 20 feet, landing on the asphalt. Gwy...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454906@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:44:49 MDT Teen girl critical, but improving, after W. Jordan crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58401757-78/jordan-car-condition-critical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58401757-78/jordan-car-condition-critical.html.csp">Teen girl critical, but improving, after W. Jordan crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T09:05:20.668-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 17-year-old girl was in critical but improving condition Thursday, the day after her car collided with a pickup truck in West Jordan. The teen was driving a compact car north on Grizzly Way when her car was broadsided by the pickup, which was eastbound on 9000 South. West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the girl was rushed by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Salt Lake City in extremely critical condition, but was reported to have been stabalized on Thursday. The driver of the p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58401757@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:05:20 MDT Teen in critical condition after West Jordan collision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400575-78/jordan-critical-west-car.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58400575-78/jordan-critical-west-car.html.csp">Teen in critical condition after West Jordan collision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T11:20:50.864-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A teenager suffered critical injuries when her car and a pickup collided Wednesday night in West Jordan. The girl, 17, was driving a small passenger car north on Grizzly Way when her car was struck on the driver’s side by a pickup traveling east on 9000 South, said West Jordan police Lt. Drew Sanders. The teen suffered “extremely critical” injuries and was flown to University Hospital. The driver of the pickup suffered serious injuries and was taken to Jordan Valley Hospital, Sanders said. Inves...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58400575@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:20:50 MDT Motorcyclist injured in South Salt Lake crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371073-78/south-motorcyclist-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58371073-78/south-motorcyclist-lake-salt.html.csp">Motorcyclist injured in South Salt Lake crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T10:38:25.737-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist was in critical condition Wednesday after a crash in South Salt Lake. The 35-year-old motorcyclist was traveling south on State Street about 4 p.m. when the motorcycle collided with the rear driver’s side door of a passenger car at 3400 South, said South Salt Lake police spokesman Gary Keller. The motorcyclist is not believed to have been wearing a helmet and suffered critical injuries, Keller said. The crash forced the closure of two of the three southbound lanes of State Street,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58371073@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:38:25 MDT