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Salt Lake City, UT (October 15, 2022) – A vehicle crash on the northbound side of Interstate 15 caused victim injuries on Saturday, October 15th in Salt Lake County. 

Reports show that emergency responders arrived on the scene near the turn-off for Warm Springs Road in Salt Lake City for reports of a car accident with injuries at about 9:30 a.m. 

Troopers closed down the area while paramedics evaluated and transported at least one victim from the scene to an area medical facility. 

No other details have been provided. 

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

Road Accidents in Utah

Unfortunately, as reflected in crash statistics studied by the Utah Department of Public Safety, traffic accidents throughout the state are causing an increasingly higher number of victim injuries and deaths with every passing year. 

In 2020, more than 53,000 automobile accidents took place in Salt Lake County alone. These collisions caused some form of injury to more than 16,000 victims. In that same year, about 270 people were killed in vehicle collisions throughout the United States.

Some of the most common causes of Utah traffic accidents include:

  • Road rage/Aggressive driving or offensive driving
  • Drugged or drunk driving /Driving while under the influence 
  • Driving while fatigued/Driving while excessively tired
  • Not obeying the speed limit

As motorists traverse Utah’s many highways and roadways, there are many basic actions they can take to keep themselves and those in their vehicle safe, such as always making sure they are properly restrained, obeying all applicable road signage and driving laws, and always paying attention to the task at hand.  

After being injured in a car crash that was not your fault, contact a Salt Lake City 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.

Our victim injury lawyers can help you obtain the justice you want and the economic recovery you deserve. Based on the events leading up to your crash, you might be entitled to significant compensation for your medical costs, lost income, pain, suffering, and other losses.

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. 

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