Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
One dead, two injured in Kearns motorcycle crash

First Published Aug 24 2014 10:56 am • Last Updated Aug 24 2014 09:15 pm

A Sandy woman died and a man was critically injured Saturday night in a three-vehicle crash in Kearns.

Karen Sant, 24, was a passenger on a Yamaha bullet bike that was going north on 5600 West, said Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. About 10:46 p.m., a southbound Chevy Cruise turned at the 6200 South intersection, to go east, turning in front of a northbound Pontiac Grand Am that was ahead of the motorcycle, Hoyal said.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Moments after the Chevy and the Pontiac crashed, the motorcycle collided with one or both of the vehicles as well, the lieutenant said.

Sant died at the scene, while the motorcycle’s driver, a 23-year-old man, was flown to the hospital in critical condition, Hoyal said. The man has since been stabilized at Intermountain Medical Center, he said.

A 53-year-old woman in one of the vehicles was taken to Pioneer Valley Hospital in fair condition, Hoyal said. No one was hurt in the third vehicle, Hoyal added.

The Unified Police Department’s accident reconstruction team is investigating the crash. Hoyal said officers found a helmet at the scene, but were still trying to determine whether the man or Sant was wearing it.

mmcfall@sltrib.com

Twitter: @mikeypanda




Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.