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Provo, UT (January 20, 2022) – A car collided with another vehicle and flipped down an embankment causing injuries to two people on Wednesday, January 19th in Provo. 

According to sources, the accident took place at about 10:00 p.m. when a speeding driver struck another car in the Foothills, careened over a barrier, and rolled down an embankment.  

The driver was ejected from the vehicle and their passenger was trapped inside as it caught fire.

The fire department responded and doused the fire. The passenger was safely extracted and both victims were transported to local hospitals. 

The driver was listed in stable condition and the passenger was critical.

The crash is still under investigation but police suspect the driver was impaired.

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

Passenger Injuries in Utah

According to Utah driving law, a passenger cannot be held accountable for the negligent actions that led to the accident, which means that immediate family members of passengers who are killed in car crashes are usually eligible to solicit financial compensation from the at-fault driver. It is essential, however, that the surviving family members hire an attorney who knows the most efficient ways to successfully entreat all relevant and likely avenues of monetary recovery. 

If your car accident was the result of another driver’s negligence or misconduct, then you, as the injured victim, are entitled to bring a claim against the at-fault driver for every injury, loss, and damage you have suffered. 

Whenever a Utah traffic accident results in injuries to a passenger, they might be confused about how to go about getting help and how to solicit financial compensation for their injuries. 

A reputable and experienced personal injury attorney will know the most up-to-date methods of analyzing every aspect of your accident, ensure that the negligent driver is held accountable, and see to it that you receive the full and fair financial compensation you are entitled to under Utah law.

Provo Personal Injury 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 Provo. 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 Provo 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.