1 killed, 1 suffered ‘life-threatening’ injuries in separate crashes in Salt Lake City

1 killed, 1 suffered 'life-threatening' injuries in separate crashes in Salt Lake City

A skateboarder died after being hit by a car near 300 South and 700 East in Salt Lake City Tuesday. Another person was seriously injured in a separate incident Tuesday evening, police said. (Derek Petersen, KSL-TV)

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SALT LAKE CITY — One person was killed and one was seriously injured late Tuesday in two separate crashes in Salt Lake City, police said.

About 9:15 p.m., a car collided with a motorcycle at 1440 S. Main Street, police said. The motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.

In the second crash, a skateboarder was hit by a car near 300 South and 700 East at 9:46 p.m. and died at a hospital, police said.

Traffic in both areas was affected for several hours into early Wednesday.

This story will be updated.

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Ashley Imlay covers state politics and breaking news for KSL.com. A lifelong Utahn, Ashley has also worked as a reporter for the Deseret News and is a graduate of Dixie State University.

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