Provo, UT (October 28, 2022) – A highway in Provo was closed in both directions near milepost 193 due to a two-car accident. Authorities reported that the incident occurred on the eastbound side of the highway.
One person involved in the accident was treated at the scene for injuries and transported to the hospital in serious condition. Information from responders reveals that a medical helicopter responded to the scene.
Traffic was severely delayed in the area while emergency crews worked to secure the scene. Police urged drivers commuting near the crash site to use different travel routes for the time being.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We hope for the full recovery of the injured victims.
Crash statistics reported by the Utah Department of Public Safety show that auto collisions across the state are injuring more and more people each year. In 2020, over 53,000 car crashes occurred in the city of Salt Lake alone. These wrecks caused at least 16,000 people to sustain severe injuries. That same year, approximately 270 individuals lost their lives in auto accidents in the United States.
Some of the most common reasons auto collisions happen in the state of Utah are:
As drivers travel along the many roadways and highways in the state of Utah, there are numerous actions they’re able to take to preserve their own safety and that of those around them. These include keeping themselves properly restrained, obeying driving laws and road signs, and always keeping their attention on the road.
Our personal injury attorneys can help you get the justice you deserve after you’re hurt by the actions of a negligent driver. You may be entitled to significant compensation for your lost income, medical care, pain, suffering, and other damages.
After being injured in a car crash that was not your fault, contact a Provo personal injury attorney from Jardine Law Offices by calling (801) 350-3506 to schedule a complimentary review of your case and see how we can help you.
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