CRITICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CRITICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Teen in critical condition after his car crashes into SLC home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854650-78/condition-critical-road-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57854650-78/condition-critical-road-lake.html.csp">Teen in critical condition after his car crashes into SLC home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T22:00:00.13-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A teenager was in critical condition Wednesday after his vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a home in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Salt Lake City police report that they were called to a home at 532 N. Redwood Road at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday after the boy’s car somehow went off the road and crashed through the house into the living room. No one inside the home was injured, but the driver was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The cause of the accident is still under inv...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57854650@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:00:00 MDT Man suffers critical injuries in Utah County car wreck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57847269-78/car-utah-troopers-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57847269-78/car-utah-troopers-county.html.csp">Man suffers critical injuries in Utah County car wreck</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="2014-04-22T13:16:34.432-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 01:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A man was critically injured in a car wreck Sunday evening on Redwood Road in Utah County. The man was the passenger in a Saturn passenger car that was traveling south about 5:30 p.m. on Redwood Road north of Elberta “at a very high rate of speed,” Utah Highway Patrol troopers wrote in a press statement. The driver lost control going around a curve, troopers said. The passenger, 22, was not using a safety belt and was thrown from the car. He was critically injured and flown to Utah Valley Regio...</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> 57847269@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:16:34 MDT Letter: Bundy vs. biodiversity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57845136-82/bundy-species-biodiversity-april.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57845136-82/bundy-species-biodiversity-april.html.csp">Letter: Bundy vs. biodiversity</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T18:58:02.013-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Thank you for the editorial, “Bundy is a lawbreaker, not a hero” (April 15). In addition to Cliven Bundy flaunting federal authority over public land, he’s violating the Endangered Species Act. The lands that his livestock are trespassing on are designated critical habitat for the Mojave desert tortoise, a species threatened with extinction. If human-caused threats to a species aren’t removed from critical habitat, the very survival of that animal or plant is compromised, and this also affects t...</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> 57845136@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:58:02 MDT Kerry to Mideast at critical point in peace talks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752979-68/talks-kerry-final-palestinian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57752979-68/talks-kerry-final-palestinian.html.csp">Kerry to Mideast at critical point in peace talks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T08:43:06.841-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry headed back to the Middle East on Monday for talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders as peace talks have reached a critical make-or-break point. The State Department said Kerry was flying from Paris to Tel Aviv for meetings that may be held in Jerusalem and Ramallah. Kerry spoke Monday with leaders from both sides as well as with the White House before deciding to go. American mediators have been holding urgent talks with the two sides in hopes o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577529792014-03-31T08:43:06.841-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T08:43:06.841-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57752979@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:43:06 MDT Man critical after car slides, rolls off snowy I-15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738734-78/car-critical-injuries-remims.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57738734-78/car-critical-injuries-remims.html.csp">Man critical after car slides, rolls off snowy I-15</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="2014-03-27T20:03:33.901-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 40-year-old man remained in critical condition Thursday, the day after his car slid off a snowy stretch of Interstate 15 near Santaquin. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the man, whose identity was not released, was initially rushed to Mountain View Hospital in Payson after the 7:48 p.m. rollover crash, in which his car ended up in a residential backyard near southbound mile post 243. The victim, who was the driver, was later was transported to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center for ...</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> 57738734@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:03:33 MDT Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57723408-78/girl-nicholson-car-vehicle.html.csp">Lehi girl critical, but improving after I-15 crash in Millard County</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="2014-03-24T19:50:11.354-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 12-year-old girl was in critical but improved condition Monday, three days after she suffered extensive injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 15 in Millard County. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said Monday that he understood Fallon Nicholson, of Lehi, had been stabilized and was expected to recover. The girl remained in Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City. The 39-year-old driver, Rachelle Nicholson, and a 17-year-old girl were taken Saturday to Fillmore Comm...</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> 57723408@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:50:11 MDT West Valley City shooting leaves victim in critical condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719362-78/police-shooting-sunday-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57719362-78/police-shooting-sunday-west.html.csp">West Valley City shooting leaves victim in critical condition</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T21:10:12.716-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An early Sunday shooting in West Valley City left one man in critical condition. Police responded to Overlook Point Apartments, 4640 S. 2970 West, on a report of a shooting at about 6:10 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived, they found one man with a gunshot wound in the head. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, according to West Valley City police. Police say a group of adults was in the apartment when an altercation took place and one person fired a gun multiple times ...</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> 57719362@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:10:12 MDT Lehi girl in critical condition after rollover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716498-78/car-girl-center-condition.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57716498-78/car-girl-center-condition.html.csp">Lehi girl in critical condition after rollover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T19:50:55.116-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 07:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A single-car accident Saturday morning in Millard County sent a 12-year-old Lehi girl to Primary Children’s Medical Center in extremely critical condition. The car’s 39-year-old driver and a 17-year-old girl were taken to Fillmore Community Medical Center. According to Sgt. Jacob Cox of the Utah Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Rachelle Nicholson was driving a Mazda passenger car south near milepost 140 on Interstate 15 about 7:15 a.m. when she apparently drifted off the left side of the road into th...</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> 57716498@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 19:50:55 MDT Baby girl critical, male baby sitter jailed for child abuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707364-78/child-baby-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57707364-78/child-baby-lake-salt.html.csp">Baby girl critical, male baby sitter jailed for child abuse</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="2014-03-20T22:41:43.331-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A baby girl remained in critical condition Wednesday and a Salt Lake City man with whom the infant’s mother left her was behind bars for alleged child abuse. Salt Lake City police Detective Veronica Montoya said the 8-month-old girl had been taken to Primary Children’s Hospital on Wednesday morning with head and brain trauma and extensive bruising. Medical personal alerted police. Officers were dispatched to the hospital, where, after an investigation, they arrested a 24-year-old man for allege...</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> 57707364@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:41:43 MDT West Valley City man arrested in stabbing that left roommate critical http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702525-78/apartment-arrested-barfuss-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57702525-78/apartment-arrested-barfuss-officers.html.csp">West Valley City man arrested in stabbing that left roommate 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="2014-03-19T11:29:30.91-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police arrested a man accused in a knife-attack that left his roommate in critical condition Wednesday. WVCPD Sgt. Blair Barfuss said officers responding to a 911 call about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday found an adult male with multiple stab wounds outside an apartment complex at 4000 S. Redwood Road. Officers quickly located the man’s apartment and arrested the 27-year-old suspect. He was booked intothe Salt Lake County jail on suspicion of domestic violence, attempted murder and obstru...</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> 57702525@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:29:30 MDT Motorcyclist critical, but improved after crash in West Valley City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57671344-78/west-motorcyclist-powell-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57671344-78/west-motorcyclist-powell-valley.html.csp">Motorcyclist critical, but improved after crash in West Valley City</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="2014-03-12T15:22:37.817-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A motorcyclist was in critical but improved condition Wednesday, the day after he collided with a car at a West Valley City intersection. West Valley Deputy Police Chief Mike Powell said the 45-year-old victim’s vital signs had been stabilized, but he faced a long recovery from the severe leg injuries and head trauma he suffered in the Tuesday night accident. The motorcycle crashed into a vehicle making a left turn from a grocery store parking lot at 4035 S. 5600 West. The motorcyclist was init...</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> 57671344@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:22:37 MDT Taylorsville man still ‘extremely critical’ after being hit on Redwood Road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57670210-78/hit-rodriguez-car-redwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57670210-78/hit-rodriguez-car-redwood.html.csp">Taylorsville man still ‘extremely critical’ after being hit on Redwood Road</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="2014-03-12T17:54:30.568-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 05:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 35-year-old Taylorsville man remained in “extremely critical condition” on Wednesday, the day after he was hit by a car while trying to help people involved in an earlier crash. Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said there had been no change in condition for Anthony Rodriguez, who was hit at 7:38 a.m. Tuesday while walking in the southbound lanes near 5225 South. Rodriguez, who lives nearby, had just called 911 after witnessing a two-car collision in the intersection at Redwood Road and 5200 So...</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> 57670210@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:54:30 MDT Good samaritan critical after being hit by car in Taylorsville http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664862-78/car-critical-hit-rodriguez.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57664862-78/car-critical-hit-rodriguez.html.csp">Good samaritan critical after being hit by car in Taylorsville</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="2014-03-11T22:28:03.662-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 35-year-old man, trying to help people involved in an earlier crash, was fighting for his life after being struck by a car on Redwood Road in Taylorsville Tuesday morning. Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said the man, Anthony Rodriguez, was hit at 7:38 a.m. while walking in the southbound lanes near 5225 South. Rodriguez, who lives nearby, had just called 911 after witnessing a two-car collision in the intersection at Redwood Road and 5200 South. He reportedly was checking on the drivers and ...</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> 57664862@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:28:03 MDT Injured Utah football player improving http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57603231-59/serious-critical-ofahengaue-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57603231-59/serious-critical-ofahengaue-university.html.csp">Injured Utah football player improving</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T15:24:02.851-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utes received good news on Wednesday as redshirt freshman Moana Ofahengaue, who was in critical condition following a motorized biking accident on Sunday, has been upgraded to serious. Ofahengaue suffered a serious head injury in the crash. He remains at the University of Utah hospital.University spokeswoman Kathy Wilets said an upgrade from critical to serious usually means any ventilation support that was being used has been removed and that the patient is doing well. - Lya Wodraska</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> 57603231@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:24:02 MDT Utah football: Defensive lineman Moana Ofahengaue in critical condition after motorized bike accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57593658-89/accident-bike-defensive-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57593658-89/accident-bike-defensive-family.html.csp">Utah football: Defensive lineman Moana Ofahengaue in critical condition after motorized bike accident</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-26T14:39:57.603-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah football player Moana Ofahengaue has been hospitalized with a serious head injury suffered on Sunday night, university officials said. A redshirt freshman defensive lineman, Ofahengaue was in an accident on a motorized bike. He is listed in critical condition at the university hospital, although family members are said to be optimistic about his long-term recovery. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Moana and his family during this very difficult time,” Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said. “He...</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> 57593658@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:39:57 MDT