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Draper, UT (June 26, 2021) – A motorcycle rider died following a crash on Interstate 15 on Friday, June 25th.

The accident took place at about 3:20 p.m. in the southbound lanes of the interstate near 14600 South when two motorcyclists were riding separate bikes when the front rider ran over a piece of debris in the road. 

After striking the debris, she looked back and saw the other rider lose control, collide with the left-side concrete barrier and go down.

The second biker, who has since been identified as David Wagman, 56, a resident of Philadelphia, slid about 50 yards before stopping in the HOV lane.

Wagman was taken by paramedics to a local hospital with major head trauma. He died later on from his injuries. 

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

Motorcycle Accidents in Draper

Even the most careful of motorcycle riders have greatly increased odds of sustaining injuries during a vehicle collision when compared to the occupant of a car or truck. According to newly established data calculated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, people who ride motorcycles incur five times the risk of enduring injuries than others involved in the crash.

The Utah wrongful death attorneys at Jardine Law Offices put together strong legal claims that best demonstrate the negligence of the defendant. With adequate evidence, case law, and dedication, we aggressively negotiate settlements for our clients that ensure they are fully and fairly compensated for the economic and non-economic damages they face moving forward. 

We have extensive experience helping grieving families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones in preventable collisions. Our team takes an aggressive and comprehensive approach toward protecting the legal rights of families throughout the Salt Lake City area. 

When victims pass away from injuries sustained in accidents caused by reckless, negligent, or careless drivers, their families may be entitled to compensation. Filing a legal claim with a responsive and effective wrongful death attorney in the Salt Lake City area can help to ensure your legal rights are protected after enduring the loss of a loved one.

If your loved one lost their lives in an accident, due to the negligence of another person, contact our personal injury attorneys in Salt Lake City at (801) 350-3506 to see how our team can help you get the justice you deserve for your loved one. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident.

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