A Salt Lake youth injured in a traffic accident Tuesday remained in critical condition Wednesday morning in University Hospital.

Stanley Spears, 17, was a passenger in a van that crashed into a parked car Tuesday morning on northbound West Temple near 18th South.The driver, Isaac Gonzalez, 20, was in serious condition at LDS Hospital. Gonzalez was being guarded by an officer as police investigated suspicions that the van had been stolen earlier Tuesday.