Teen rescued after being pinned underneath car in Kearns Boulevard lot
June 9, 2012
A teen girl suffered injuries Friday evening after she became pinned underneath a vehicle in a parking lot outside an apartment complex on Kearns Boulevard, the Park City Police Department said.
The police said the girl is 14 years old and lives in Summit County.
According to the Police Department, officers were called to the Parkside Apartments at 6:44 p.m. when a traffic accident was reported involving a pedestrian. The police said witnesses told investigators a young man was driving the car in the parking lot when the girl seemed to jump onto the hood while the car was moving.
The car stopped quickly, the girl rolled off and the car then drove over her, according to the police.
The Park City Fire District freed her from underneath the vehicle with an inflatable lifting mechanism.
An ambulance took her to Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Her parents went to the hospital as well, the police said. The police did not provide details about the injuries.
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The driver, who lives in Park City, is 16 years old and is a friend of the injured girl, according to the police. The driver was released to his parents, who own the vehicle.
The police said it did not appear that drugs or alcohol were involved. The investigation is continuing.