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Herriman, UT (October 02, 2022) – Herriman police, fire crews, and EMTs were on the scene of a two-car accident at a busy intersection on Sunday, October 2nd. 

The collision took place at about 9:15 a.m. at the intersection of Real Vista Drive and Mountain View Corridor. The circumstances surrounding the crash have not been released. 

Paramedics on the scene provided medical care to injured patients before moving them to a local medical facility for additional evaluation.  

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

Car Accidents in Utah

Car accidents are a regrettable fact of life in Utah but that does not mean they are not preventable or that no one is to blame. In fact, almost 100% of Utah car accidents are avoidable because they stem from driver negligence.

It is not uncommon for injuries resulting from car accidents to take several hours or even several days to become apparent, and even a minor accident can cause severe injuries. This is just one of the reasons you need a Utah personal injury lawyer on your side. 

Some car accident injuries that commonly manifest well after the fact include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

There are some forms of brain injuries that can cause lifelong difficulties. One of the more severe injuries you can sustain during a car crash is a traumatic brain injury. This type of injury can happen when you hit your head on the window, dashboard, or steering wheel. Some examples of TBIs include concussions, cerebral hemorrhages, and skull fractures. 

If you received a traumatic brain injury, you need to follow your doctor’s orders. Then, reach out to a Utah car accident lawyer for help. 

  • Mental Health Problems

Many people disregard the mental health issues that arise after a vehicle collision even though they can be quite serious. For example, some people develop post-traumatic stress disorder after a crash. This could make it extremely hard for them to cope with the stress of driving a car day after day, which will adversely impact their daily lives. 

If you feel you need professional mental help after being involved in a Utah car accident, speak with your primary care physician. The bedrock of mental health treatment is often therapy. 

Car accidents can take place at any time, anywhere. This is why it is essential to make safety your number one priority every time you get behind the wheel. Unfortunately, not every other driver is going to do the same, meaning accidents can occur when you least expect them. 

After being injured in a vehicle accident you did not cause, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule an appointment for a complimentary case review and find out 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.