A Salt Lake man was seriously injured Wednesday night in an auto-pedestrian accident near the state Capitol.

The accident occurred about 6:30 p.m. when a northbound car, driven by Daniel Ditto, 36, 504 W. Jennings, struck the victim, Tom F. Ralph, 79, 244 N. Vine. Ralph was apparently trying to cross State Street at 300 North, said Salt Lake City Police Sgt. Scott Folsom.Ralph was taken to LDS hospital where he was undergoing surgery, said a nursing supervisor.

Ditto was uninjured.