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Carbon Co, UT (June 09, 2021) – Carbon County police, fire and rescue, and paramedics responded to reports of a head-on crash on US-6 on Wednesday, June 9th in Carbon County near the 5,300-acre Bear Fire.

Reports show that a Dodge pick-up truck and a tractor-trailer collided head-first with one another, instantly killing the driver of the pick-up.

Onlookers performed CPR on the driver until emergency responders arrived on the scene. 

Nobody in the tractor-trailer was harmed during the incident.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Carbon County

The Utah Highway Safety Office reported that, in 2001, there a total of 2, 884 accidents involving tractor-trailers took place. 824 of these accidents resulted in victim injuries and an additional 36 were responsible for victim fatalities. 2010 saw a drastic increase in those totals, with more than 500,000 tractor-trailer accidents occurring throughout the year. These collisions left upwards of 100,000 victims suffering from critical injuries, and approximately 5000 victims dead. 

When people are injured in car crashes due to the carelessness of others, they need legal advice from a car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. When people are injured in accidents because of someone else, they are able to obtain compensation from the liable person that eases the financial burdens they will face.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys help our clients get justice. Our team pays strict attention to detail and strives to do everything in their power to get the maximum amount of compensation available  If you were injured in a car crash as a result of another person’s actions, get in touch with our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

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