Intoxicated man hit while crossing intersection in Cottonwood Heights.

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COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (News4Utah) – An auto-pedestrian accident in Cottonwood Heights sends one man to the hospital in critical condition early Sunday morning. 

Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. JD Pazoi said the incident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of La Cresta Drive and Highland Drive when the 46-year-old intoxicated man attempted to cross the street. The man was narrowly missed by two vehicles before a truck’s sideview mirror hit the man in the face. 

Pazoi said the man lives in the area and has actually done something similar in the past but was not injured to this extent during the first incident. 

The man was taken by ambulance in critical condition to a nearby hospital. As of Sunday a current condition was not known. 

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