By Kent Larsen
LDS Missionary Hit by Car in Utah
WEST JORDAN -- An unidentified LDS missionary was hit by a car while
riding a bicycle Monday night and is in critical condition at LDS
Hospital in Salt Lake City. The Elder has multiple injuries,
including a severe head injury. He is listed in critical condition.
The missionary, who is from outside Utah, and his companion were
traveling on a poorly-lit section of Old Bingham Highway just after
10:30 pm Monday when a teenage driver struck the Elder while turning
left. The Elder was later airlifted to LDS Hospital. His companion
was not injured.
Police do not believe that alcohol was a factor in the accident, but
they are continuing their investigation and may file charges against
the driver later.
Missionary critical after bike hit by car
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