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Cedar City, UT (October 9, 2022) – On Sunday evening, October 9, State Route 56 was blocked in both directions due to a collision involving two or more vehicles.

According to the Utah Department of Transportation, the crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. at milepost 52, approximately four miles outside Cedar City. News video showed the debris sprawled across the right-hand lanes.

The arrival of technicians providing emergency medical treatment. At the time of their arrival, they administered medical assistance to at least one passenger, who was afterward transported to a hospital in an unknown condition.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims, as well as their loved ones. We are hoping for their fast, full recovery.

Utah Traffic Accidents & Victim Injuries

No matter how careful and vigilant you are, you cannot predict or avoid the results of events caused by someone else’s carelessness. In the event that you sustain injuries in an accident that was not your fault, you are strongly encouraged to contact an experienced Utah personal injury attorney as quickly as possible to explore your legal options.

Statistics collected by the Department of Public Safety in the state of Utah revealed that the number of people who have died as a direct consequence of being involved in vehicle accidents in Utah has been on the increase, soaring from year to year. In the year 2020, there were over 53,000 car accidents in Salt Lake City alone, resulting in over 16,000 injuries or fatalities. Tragically, 300 individuals perished due to automobile accidents in the city over the same period.

The personal injury lawyers at Jardine Law Offices can help you get the justice you need and the monetary recompense to which you are lawfully entitled. If the circumstances surrounding your injury meet the standards for such compensation, you may be entitled to monetary compensation for your past and future medical bills, lost earnings, and other losses, including pain and suffering.

If you were hurt in a car accident that was not your fault, you should get in touch with the Utah personal injury attorneys at our firm by dialing (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about the ways in which we can help you. We shall complete this initial review of your case without charging you any fees, allowing you to consult our skilled team hassle-free and learn more about your legal options moving forward.

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Disclaimers: The attorneys at Jardine Law Offices have worked hard through the years to build a solid business reputation in the community. We write about these serious incidents to bring awareness about the dangers associated with driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being involved in a serious accident themselves. This story is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not taken from the scene of this accident.