Clearfield, UT (April 23, 2021) – A 47-year-old man from Ogden died when he was hit by a car and thrown from his bike on Friday, April 23rd in Clearfield.
The accident took place at about 2:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of South Main Street.
Officers from the Clearfield Police Department responded to reports of a three-vehicle crash with injuries. Upon their arrival, police discovered a motorcyclist in serious condition.
Reports show that the rider was driving eastbound on 1700 South when an oncoming SUV turned into the path of the motorcycle. The rider swerved in an attempt to avoid crashing into the SUV which caused it to collide with another westbound vehicle.
The man was thrown from his motorcycle and was then hit by another car.
The motorcyclist succumbed to his injuries before he could be transported to a hospital.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Personal injury is a common outcome of motorcycle accidents, as victims often require emergency medical treatments or even extended hospitalization. As a result, injured riders may be forced to take time away from work and endure a significant loss of income during their convalescence.
A personal injury attorney who has experience handling motorcycle accidents will be able to minimize its negative impact on your life.
Catastrophic injuries, such as a traumatic brain injury or even wrongful death can be caused by a serious motorcycle accident, particularly when a collision with another vehicle is involved. This is because motorcycles do not provide any of the safety features that occupants of passenger vehicles often take for granted, such as seat belts, a roll cage, and airbags, leaving riders susceptible to enduring severe internal injuries, as well as injuries to their spinal cord and brain.
These life-altering injuries can cost several thousand dollars in medical expenses that cause the rider and their family to suffer an economic hardship from which they may never recover.
When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance from a skilled and knowledgeable motorcycle accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. When victims are harmed in 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., 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 client’s 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 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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