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Salt Lake City, UT (January 17, 2022) – At least one person was transported to a local hospital for the treatment of injuries following an auto accident in the Salt Lake City area. At around 3:30 p.m., on January 17, the police, firefighters, and EMS were all requested at the scene of a collision on Interstate 15.

The Salt Lake City Police Department reports that a collision between vehicles blocked the northbound side of the interstate in the area near mile marker 277.

The incident closed the right shoulder for an extended time. Police and firefighters closed off a portion of the roadway as they worked to clear the scene.

EMS transported injured victims to area hospitals for further care.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.

Car Accidents in Utah

Each year, more than 30 million people are injured in accidents across the United States. Although there are a variety of accidents that can impact a person’s life, tens of thousands of victims in our state are injured in automobile accidents. Given the fact that we have more than 1 million registered drivers in our state, the chances of being involved in an accident are very real. Thankfully, those who are involved in collisions are not always seriously injured. However, there are numerous victims who sustained serious and life-threatening injuries. Victims who are harmed in automobile accidents often require medical treatment for their injuries. The majority of victims who are seriously injured have to spend days or even weeks in hospitals and go through months of therapy.

No one is ever truly prepared to deal with the aftermath of a car accident. The mental, physical, and financial consequences can leave victims feel as if they are drowning. Quite often, victims are unaware of legal options that are available to help them move forward after being injured. Victims can benefit immensely by reaching out to a knowledgeable and responsive car accident attorney in Salt Lake City after being injured in an accident. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your accident, you may be entitled to compensation for vehicle repairs, medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses you face moving forward.

Salt Lake City Personal Injury Lawyers

Our Utah personal injury law firm provides top-quality services that accident victims can trust and depend on. At Jardine Law, we strive to help our clients recover from their accidents in the best way possible. Our personal injury attorneys in Salt Lake City have extensive experience helping accident victims get the maximum amount of compensation available to them by filing personal injury claims against those responsible. If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to see how we can help you. Our team is available at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your accident to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.

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.