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Huntsville, UT (October 25, 2021) – Officials have released the name of the driver who died in a fatal car accident near Pineview Reservoir on Sunday, October 24th.

The victim has been identified as 36-year-old Eliacim J. Zamora Perez, a resident of Riverdale.

Troopers were dispatched to the scene on State Route 39 at about 4:40 p.m. Upon their arrival, they found that an eastbound Audi S3 passenger car had collided with a westbound Dodge 3500 pickup truck.

Zamora Perez, the driver of the Audi, died at the scene. A nine-year-old passenger in the back seat and an adult passenger in the front seat both sustained critical injuries during the impact.  

According to police, the crash happened when the Audi suddenly crossed the double yellow line and struck the pick-up head-on.

The truck left the roadway and overturned onto its roof. The truck driver sustained injuries to his lower extremities and was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. The driver’s condition was not provided.

Why the Audi swerved into oncoming traffic remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Eliacim J. Zamora Perez, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Head-On Collisions in Utah 

In Utah, personal injury victims are given four years from the day of their accident to file a claim of personal injury. If you fail to file your case before the statute of limitations expires, courts could refuse to even hear your case.

During a personal injury case, you will be asked if you want to take a settlement or if you’d prefer to go to trial and the answer lies in the details of your case. As an unwritten rule, most cases do not go to trial, and the majority of personal injury suits are settled during one of the pre-trial phases.

While you are certainly not obliged to have legal representation in order to pursue financial compensation for an accident, hiring an attorney has many advantages and will give you a greater chance of acquiring the damages you need to cover your accident-related costs. 

Having a trial-tested personal injury attorney in your corner can also be reassuring because you will receive professional legal advice which will mitigate any possible mistakes that could keep you from collecting the full amount of compensation you are entitled to.

Huntsville Car Accident 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 Huntsville. 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 Huntsville 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.