Salt Lake City, UT – Truck Accident Causes Injuries On I-15 At S 700 Ramp

Salt Lake City, UT (February 9, 2021) – A large truck was involved in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 15 at the South 700 ramp in Salt Lake City on Tuesday morning.

According to police reports and information from the Department of Public Safety, the truck collided with at least one other vehicle in the left northbound lanes of I-15.

Officials confirmed that at least one victim sustained injuries during the collision, though it’s unclear if they were treated at the scene or were transported via ambulances to local hospitals. 

The accident remains under investigation at this time, and further details on the events leading up to the crash have not been released.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families. We hope for their full recovery.

Just under 62,500 vehicle accidents occurred throughout the state of Utah in 2016, more than 250 of these accidents proved fatal, ending a total of 281 lives. The leading causes of Utah accidents in 2016 were tailgating {16.1), not yielding the right-of-way (12.2), and speeding (10.2). However, the most severe of the accidents occurring in Utah tend to be those involving large trucks or buses.

When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers, particularly those involving trucks, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance from a skilled and knowledgeable truck accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. When victims are harmed in these collisions, through no fault of their own, they are often able to obtain compensation from wrongdoers to alleviate the financial costs they face for medical treatment, lost wages, property repairs, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages.

At Jardine Law Offices P.C. P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys fight aggressively to ensure our clients get the justice they rightfully deserve. Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys review the circumstances surrounding each of our clients’ cases to determine the most appropriate course of action. We put together solid legal claims that we leverage against defendants while demanding full and fair compensation for victims. Our team pays keen attention to detail and we strive to do everything in our power to get our clients the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims so they can move forward in the best position possible to reach their goals in recovery. If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact ourUtah personal injury attorneys at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

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