A Salt Lake youth was in critical condition Tuesday following a motorcycle-automobile accident Monday afternoon on the city's east side.

Christopher M. Ware, 18, who was not wearing a helmet, was in critical condition with head injuries in the LDS Hospital intensive-care unit after his motorcycle, northbound on 900 East, and a southbound car collided at the intersection of 900 East and 800 South at 4:20 p.m.The car was attempting a left-hand turn at the intersection, said Salt Lake Police officer Scott Gardiner.

Sue Martin, 33, of Salt Lake City, was driver of the car. She was apparently not injured, according to a police report.