Driver, 78, critically injured after turning into path of TRAX train in West Valley City

File photo: Google Streets WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Nov. 29, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A 78-year-old driver suffered critical injuries Tuesday after h...

November 30, 2022
3:10 AM

File photo: Google Streets WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah, Nov. 29, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — A 78-year-old driver suffered critical injuries Tuesday after he turned his car into the path of a TRAX train. The accident happened at 12:15 p.m. in the Decker Lane area of West Valley City, at 3360 S. 2700 West, says a statement from Utah Transit Authority spokesman Carl Arky. 'It is believed the 78-year-old male operating the vehicle turned left to cross the tracks and moved his car into the path of the northbound train,' the statement says.

Nancy Van Valkenburg