Clinton, UT (May 13, 2021) – A nearly head-on collision between a passenger car and a pick-up truck on Thursday, May 13th in Clinton sent occupants from both vehicles to the hospital.
The two-car accident, which took place at about 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of 1300 South and 2200 West, ended with four people being transported for medical care, two by ambulance and two by private vehicle.
The car was attempting to make a lefthand turn and failed to yield the right-of-way to an oncoming pick-up truck, which went up into the grass.”
All injuries sustained during this accident are believed to be non-critical.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
As stated in an in-depth study directed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2,307,000 car accidents took place at intersections in 2008, accounting for 40% of all motor vehicle accidents nationwide. This indicates that almost half of the nation’s car crashes occur in intersections.
In that same year, Utah’s 58 fatal intersection accidents constituted 21.2% of its car accident-related deaths, denoting a 6.5% reduction when compared to 2016.
Although it is true that no amount of money can ever make us feel whole again after losing a loved one due to the careless and negligent actions of other motorists, families find that having the financial resources necessary to cover medical treatment, lost earnings, funeral costs, and other expenses they endure after losing loved ones is helpful.
Utah car accident attorneys Joseph Jardine and Peter Goodall at Jardine Law Offices are committed to helping families move forward in the best way imaginable after enduring the sudden loss of a loved one as a result of negligence.
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