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(KSL News) -- An elderly man suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car Monday.
Witnesses say the pedestrian was jay-walking. He entered a crosswalk on 300 West and 200 South against the light.
A driver heading north drove through the intersection and slammed into the man. The pedestrian was thrown onto the vehicles' hood and shattered the windshield.
Salt Lake police say speed was not a factor. They say pedestrian was not paying attention.
J.D. Kettenring, Salt Lake Police: "If he's going to go across the light, ummm, you're taking your life into your own hands, yes it's cold, but a couple more seconds could be a lot safer."
The man was taken to the hospital with broken legs and possible head trauma. His injuries are not life-threatening, and he's expected to recover.