A teenage Kearns boy remained in critical condition Wednesday after a car hit him as he walked to school Tuesday.
Walter Peralta, 15, was hit just before 7:15 a.m. near 5300 W. 5400 South in Kearns, according to Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal. Wednesday morning Hoyal said Peralta's condition remained unchanged from the night before, when he was "extremely critical, but stable."
The boy and three other teenagers were crossing from the north to the south side of the street, Hoyal explained, when an eastbound car stopped to wait for them. A Chevrolet Metro then swerved to miss the stopped car but didn't see the pedestrians and hit Peralta.