Harrisville, UT (September 03, 2021) – A 40-year-old man was killed and another driver was injured during a head-on collision on Friday, September 3rd near Ogden.
Ogden City Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel when they arrived at the scene.
The man was driving a Ford F-150 pick-up truck southbound on Washington Boulevard at 1100 North when it crossed over the centerline and collided head-on with an oncoming Ford F-350.
The driver of the F-350, a 70-year-old woman, was transported by ambulance to a hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.
Head-on accidents are an extremely serious kind of car accident. They generally force their survivors to endure catastrophic injuries, and sometimes even fatalities. Head-on collisions can take place when a driver fails to keep control of their vehicle. This can be the result of distracted, speeding, or drunk drivers.
Whenever a person plows into oncoming traffic, the odds of a fatal head-on collision are high. These kinds of accidents are more powerful than other two-car crashes. Collision data shows that these wrong-way crashes have a 60% mortality rate. Although these accidents only make up about 2% of all yearly traffic accidents in the state, they cause about 10% of all yearly crash fatalities.
If you are considering filing a personal injury claim after a head-on crash, it is essential that you secure legal representation from an experienced attorney who can grasp the physics behind your accident and the legal nuances that apply to it.
At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Harrisville 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.
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 car accident lawyer in Harrisville as soon as possible.
If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our Harrisville personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.
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