Elderly pedestrian seriously injured in Brigham City hit and run

Brigham Metropolis police arrested a person Sunday after they are saying he hit a 76-year-old man crossing a avenue Saturday evening after which fled. (Religion Heaton Jolley, KSL.com)

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BRIGHAM CITY — Brigham Metropolis police have arrested a person who they are saying was concerned in a success and run crash that severely injured a 76-year-old man Saturday evening.

Eddy Garza, 67, was booked into the Field Elder County Jail for investigation of failure to stay on the scene of an accident, Brigham Metropolis Police Chief Chad Reyes stated.

The 76-year-old man was crossing the road and was hit within the southbound lane in entrance of a fuel station close to 600 S. Fundamental about 7:20 p.m., Brigham Metropolis police stated. The person was transported to the hospital with severe accidents.

“He appears to be like like he’ll make it however he does have some fairly severe accidents and he’ll be within the hospital for some time,” Reyes stated.

The driving force of the car fled the scene however police had been capable of establish the car by way of components that had been left behind, Reyes stated. After figuring out the car, police had been capable of observe it close by.

The id of the injured man has not been not launched.


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