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Marriott-Slaterville, UT (July 11, 2021) – The bicyclist who was killed on Thursday, July 8th after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Marriott-Slaterville has finally been identified.

Jana Lee Taylor Wangsgard was recently identified as the bicycle rider who was struck by the tires on a tractor-trailer as it made a righthand turn from 400 North onto State Route 126. Wangsgard entered the intersection on the truck’s right side and was struck by its tires when it started to turn.

She died as a result of her injuries.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mrs. Jana Lee Taylor Wangsgard, at this time.

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Marriott-Slaterville

Tractor-trailer accidents that are frequently caused by negligence on the part of the trucking company itself include overloaded or overweight trailers, defective truck parts, inadequate or no maintenance, insufficient driver training, speeding or other illegal driving habits, especially when coupled with bad weather or road conditions, and drivers who are exhausted from being overworked who are more likely to make miscalculations and other errors of judgment. 

When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of those who owe them a duty of care it is vital that they quickly seek legal advice from a truck accident attorney in Salt Lake City who has plenty of experience with these kinds of claims. 

When victims are harmed in collisions, through no fault of their own, they are often able to obtain compensation from wrongdoers to alleviate the financial costs they face for medical treatment, lost wages, property repairs, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah 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 involving collisions with large trucks to determine the most appropriate course of action.  

Our team pays keen attention to detail and we strive to do everything in our power to get our clients the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims so they can move forward in the best position possible to reach their goals in recovery. If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact 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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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.