SOUTH JORDAN — A 10-year-old boy was in critical condition Friday after he was hit by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street on his bicycle.

The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. as the boy was riding his bike east along 11800 South and tried to cross 4000 West without a signal, according to South Jordan Police Sgt. Sam Winkler. The boy was not wearing a helmet.

The boy was conscious and speaking but was transported by ambulance to the University of Utah Health Center in critical condition with a broken arm and head injuries, Winkler said. He was later taken by helicopter to another hospital.

— Morgan Jacobsen