On most weekends, we have our families in the car. We need to run errands, grocery shop, or maybe we have planned some family time: a long hike, a picnic, or something more adventurous. When we are on the road, we give trucks their space because they are usually carrying heavy loads and cannot turn quickly or be maneuverable. But when a truck loses control of its brakes, tragedy and disaster are not far behind. Truck accidents leave a wake of destruction and harm in their path. At Jardine Law Offices P.C. P.C., our Utah truck accident lawyers want to discuss a near-disastrous truck accident in Salt Lake City, Utah.
What Happened in This Utah Truck Accident?
In November of 2020, a semi-truck driver was taken to the hospital after losing control of his truck. His truck crashed into another truck and continued down the street and crashed into a plaza monument.
The truck was out of control because the brakes failed, and it struck “several objects,” according to police. It ended its destructive path by crashing into a monument of Parley Pratt at Parley’s Plaza. The driver was taken to the hospital, but luckily, no one else was injured in this accident.
Imagine taking your family out to see the plaza, and there is a runaway truck hurtling towards you and your loved ones simply because the brakes were out. These mechanical failures are all too common on such complicated vehicles, and the truck’s speed and weight compound the threat. The victims of such a malfunction or even the neglect of the driver are significant.
The victim and family members of a truck accident have to deal with problems such as:
- Loss of stability in the home
- Loss of transportation to get to work
- Unforeseen legal and medical bills
- Sudden unemployment
- Emotional and physical trauma
- Unable to keep up with mortgage and rent payments
We do not want you to suffer any longer under these kinds of burdens. We want you to seek the compensation you deserve so you can be made whole and no longer worry about bills or other burdens this accident has caused you and your loved ones.
Call Us For a Free Consultation in Your Case
If you or somebody you love has been the victim of a truck accident caused by someone’s reckless and negligent actions in the Salt Lake City area, please contact us immediately. We ask that you contact us because the statute of limitations on a truck accident is only four years. We promise to conduct a full investigation into your claim so we can secure the compensation you need. This can include:
- Medical bills
- Rehabilitation services such as physical therapy
- Lost wages
- Punitive damages
- Psychological care
- Pain and suffering
Again, we want to help you with your case so you can put this tragedy behind you. When you need a Utah truck accident lawyer, you can contact Jardine Law Offices P.C. P.C. for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 801-350-3506 for a free case evaluation.