(KSL News) -- A 12-year old girl is in serious condition after she was hit by a van earlier this afternoon.
Sheriff deputies say the victim was hit as she and her friend tried to cross the street at 5400 S. 2200 W.
The victim was airlifted to the hospital. Her friend was not hurt.
Deputies say the van's driver tried to avoid hitting the girl, who was not using a crosswalk.