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Emigration Canyon, UT (November 22, 2021) – One man was hospitalized with critical injuries on Sunday, November 21st following a single-car accident in Emigration Canyon.

The accident took place at about 4:00 p.m. in the 6800th block of East Emigration Canyon Road, when a car carrying three men left the roadway and traveled down an embankment.

After the incident, two of the men fled the scene on foot while the third was pinned inside the vehicle, requiring extrication. The man trapped in the car was transported by ambulance to the University of Utah Hospital in critical condition.

One of the two men who fled was later apprehended. The other is still at large.   

Alcohol is a suspected factor in this accident.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Passenger Injuries in Utah

Utah driving laws state that a passenger cannot be held liable for the negligent actions that led to an accident. This means that injured passengers may be eligible to pursue financial compensation from the at-fault driver. It is essential, however, that victims hire an attorney who knows the most effective ways to successfully entreat all relevant and likely avenues of economic recovery. 

If your car accident was the result of another driver’s negligence or misconduct, then you, as the injured victim, are entitled to bring a claim against the at-fault driver for every injury, loss, and damage you have suffered. 

A reputable and experienced personal injury attorney will know the most up-to-date methods of analyzing every aspect of your accident, ensure that the negligent driver is held accountable, and see to it that you receive the full and fair financial compensation you are entitled to under Utah law.

Emigration Canyon Personal Injury Attorneys

When injuries happen in a collision caused by another motorist’s negligence, victims need to seek legal counsel from a car accident attorney in Emigration Canyon. Whenever somebody is hurt and another person is the cause, they are qualified to obtain compensation for their losses.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Emigration Canyon personal injury lawyers see to it that our clients get justice. We do everything possible for our clients to collect the maximum amount of compensation allowed for their claims. 

If you were injured in an accident because of another person’s actions, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free claim evaluation to see how we can help you.

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.