Salt Lake City, UT (February 24, 2022) – Police officers and Emergency Medical Technicians were called to the scene of an injury accident on Thursday, February 24th.
The accident, which involved two vehicles, took place in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 ate the merge for Redwood Road in Salt Lake City at about 5:40 p.m.
Even though very few details have been released, officials confirmed that EMTs rendered any vital medical aid to the injured parties. Officials have not released any details regarding the extent of their injuries.
No names or current medical statuses have been made known at this time.
The westbound side of the interstate was temporarily closed while police officers worked to determine the cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Auto Accidents in Utah
An automobile accident happens every 10 minutes in Utah. Every 23 minutes, someone sustains a significant crash-related injury, and every 36 hours, someone is killed during one of these accidents.
Car accidents are the fourth most common cause of accidental deaths in the United States and the cause of two million crash victims sustaining injuries or a lifelong handicap.
Vehicle collisions have a disastrous impact on Utah residents. They are also one of the main causes of accidental deaths across the state. As reported by the Utah Highway Safety Office, there were 52,287 car accidents in Utah in 2012, which caused injuries to 22,325 victims and the deaths of 243 more. 2012 was also the year with the lowest rate of vehicular fatalities since 1974.
Salt Lake City Car Accident Lawyer
When injuries are the result of a crash caused by negligence, victims should solicit legal advice from a car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. When one person is harmed at the hands of another, they are often qualified to collect compensation for their damages.
AtJardine Law Offices P.C. P. C., our Salt Lake City personal injury lawyers ensure that their clients get justice. They do everything possible for our clients to see the maximum amount of benefit from their claim.
If you were injured in an accident by another person’s actions, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free claim review and see how we can help you.
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