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Salt Lake City, UT (September 26, 2022) – Utah police and emergency teams responded to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Monday, September 26th in Salt Lake County. 

The incident happened at about 10:20 a.m. on the eastbound side of the 201 Freeway near the exit ramp connecting to 5600 West in Salt Lake City.    

EMTs also responded to the scene, causing the area to be temporarily shut down. Upon their arrival, they moved at least one victim to an area medical center for evaluation and treatment of unknown injuries.  

This accident is under police investigation.

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

Car Accident Injuries in Utah

Car accidents often leave their victims with severe, debilitating, and even life-threatening injuries. Crash victims commonly sustain injuries to their hands, arms, feet, or legs. Injuries to extremities often include torn ligaments such as the ACL, fractured or broken bones, and even bisection and amputation.  

Victims who have pre-existing cardiac issues can easily slip into cardiac arrest. Punctured or collapsed lungs, broken ribs, internal bleeding, and internal organ damage, are also common scenarios that often follow serious vehicle accidents.

Whiplash is the most frequently occurring type of car accident injury. It is caused by the sharp and sudden movement of the head or neck causing damage to the ligaments and muscles. Whiplash injuries vary from fairly inconsequential to extremely severe. In some cases, crash victims can even undergo vocal cord paralysis after an accident. 

Back injuries are another common outcome of auto accidents and may lead to herniated discs, paralysis, or nerve damage. Victims can also experience permanent numbness, tingling, or pain in their legs or arms. 

After being injured in an accident that was not your fault, contact a Utah personal injury attorney from Jardine Law Offices by calling (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case assessment and learn 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.