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Bullet bike rider still critical after crash with SUV
First Published Aug 01 2012 11:57 am • Last Updated Aug 01 2012 05:03 pm

A 35-year-old man was still clinging to life Wednesday, the day after he and his motorcycle struck an SUV that had run a red light in Midvale.

Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal said the man, whose name was not released, remained in extremely critical condition at an unidentified hospital.

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The man, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the 11:06 a.m. Tuesday accident, suffered severe head and other injuries when he collided with a Ford Bronco near 900 East and Fort Union Boulevard.

Hoyal said the Bronco, traveling northbound, was driven by a 75-year-old man who ran a red light; the westbound motorcyclist crashed into the side of the vehicle at approximately 40 mph.

Neither the driver of the Bronco nor his wife, who was a passenger, was injured.

The investigation was ongoing and no citations were immediately issued.

remims@sltrib.com




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