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Magna, UT (June 04, 2021) – A press statement issued by the Utah Highway Patrol on Friday, June 4th confirmed that one person was killed during a car accident in Magna.  

The collision took place when a westbound vehicle exited State Route 201 at 8499 West to go southbound sideswiped another vehicle heading in the same direction.

UHP stated that both vehicles traveled across 8400 West back to the westbound ramp of SR-201. As the first vehicle was crossing the ramp, it was struck almost head-on by a third vehicle.

The driver of the first car was thrown from the vehicle and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the second vehicle sustained non-critical injuries. The occupants of the third vehicle were all transported to a trauma center with critical injuries.  

This accident is under investigation.

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

Sideswipe Accidents in Magna

The front end of one vehicle crashing into the side of another vehicle, usually at a 90-degree angle, is referred to as a broadside, T-bone, or side-impact collision. An estimated 10,000 people lose their lives every year in the United States during side-impact crashes, accounting for about 25% of all crash fatalities in an average year. In addition to these deaths, several thousand victims sustain serious injuries during this type of car accident.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys help our clients get justice. Our team pays strict attention to detail and strives to do everything in its power to get the maximum amount of compensation available 

When victims are injured in car crashes due to the carelessness of others, they need legal advice from a car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. When people are injured in accidents because of someone else, they are able to obtain compensation from the liable person that eases the financial burdens they will face.

 If you were hurt in a car crash as a result of another person’s actions, get in touch with our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

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