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Draper, UT (April 11, 2022) – Authorities have confirmed that the man who was severely injured in the motorcycle accident in Draper on Thursday, April 7, has passed away.

Reports from the Draper Police show that 47-year-old Russell Garcia was riding a motorcycle in the area of 11950 South State Street early Thursday morning. For unknown reasons, his vehicle collided with an SUV.

Garcia was severely injured in the accident. He was rushed to a local hospital for care.

Authorities at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray confirmed that Garcia passed away from his injuries on April 10.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Russell Garcia. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Motorcycle Accidents in Utah

Motorcycle accidents can have a detrimental impact on a person’s life. In the United States alone, more than 5,100 people lose their lives each year as a result of injuries sustained in these accidents. Tens of thousands of other victims are left seriously injured. The fact that these riders do not have steel frames protecting them like most other motorists leaves them at an increased risk of suffering serious injuries. Victims are left with traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and more in many instances.

Not only are victims forced to deal with overwhelming pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend tens of thousands of dollars on medical treatment without the promise of fully recovering. When people are harmed in accidents as a result of negligent drivers, it is crucial that they seek the legal guidance of a qualified motorcycle accident attorney in Draper as soon as possible. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face. In cases where victims are injured in accidents caused by negligent and reckless drivers, they may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face as they recover.

Draper Personal Injury Lawyers

Whether you have been injured in an accident caused by a distracted driver, an intoxicated driver, or due to another person’s negligence, it is crucial that you take the necessary steps to protect your legal rights. The Utah personal injury attorneys at Jardine Law Offices have extensive experience helping accident victims protect their legal rights and get the justice they deserve after being harmed. Our legal team strives to help accident victims reach their goals in recovery by providing effective and aggressive representation to protect their legal rights and best interests. If you were injured in a train accident, as a result of another driver’s negligent actions, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss legal options available for you.  Our attorneys at Jardine Law Offices are available to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident to help you recover in the best way possible.

Notes: The details and information utilized to create this post were gathered through the use of secondary sources. The details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by the writing staff at Jardine Law Offices. These sources include but are not limited to newspaper stories, local news sources, local and state police reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Farmington and Salt Lake City, Utah. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact us right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, please let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

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.