A West Valley man was in critical condition Saturday with injuries suffered in an auto-pedestrian accident.
Sam L. Begay, 40, 2547 W. 3320 South, suffered neck, back and internal injuries in the 9:03 p.m. Friday accident, said Salt Lake police Sgt. Scott Folsom.Folsom said Begay and James Redhouse, 34, address unavailable, were walking in the street on 13th South at 250 West when they were struck by a small pickup truck. Redhouse was slightly injured.
"Mr. Begay took a direct hit and Mr. Redhouse took a glancing blow," the sergeant said. "Police are investigating the possibility that speed, equipment violations and alcohol may be involved in this accident."
Both Begay and Redhouse were taken to LDS Hospital.