Man critical after being hit while running across Layton road
A 30-year-old Layton man was in critical condition Thursday, the day after he inexplicably ran into traffic and was struck by a car.
Layton police Lt. Shawn Horton said that Troy Heiner was walking near 2900 N. Hillfield Road about 9:35 p.m. Wednesday when, despite a companion's warning not to do so, he tried to run across the four-lane road just south of its intersection with Highway 193.
Heiner was hit by a southbound Toyota Corolla. The 31-year-old male driver, who had his three young children — including an infant — in the car with him, told police he did not have time to avoid the collision.