12 yo boy who was hit by a car earlier today has been upgraded to fair condition. He suffered some broken bones, but is expected to be ok. pic.twitter.com/cGWqjihHlr— WVC Police (@WVCPD) August 14, 2017
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A 12-year-old was rushed to the hospital Monday morning after a car backed over him, police say.
It happened just before 9:15 a.m. near 4251 West Deno Drive.
Sgt. Levi Lloyd with West Valley Police Department told ABC4 nearby witnesses and firefighters had to lift the car off of the child. The driver of the car was backing out of their driveway when they hit the boy, Sgt. Lloyd said.
He was taken to Primary Children’s Hospital in critical condition but officials later announced he is expected to survive.
This is a developing story. Updates will be posted as they become available.