Salt Lake City, UT (February 17, 2021) – An injury crash took place at the junction of State Highway 40 and State Route 284 in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, February 17th that reportedly caused injuries to at least one person.
Officers from the Salt Lake City Police Department reported to the scene of the crash at about 6:25 p.m.
Emergency personnel medically evaluated everyone involved in the incident and administered medical aid to those who required it.
First responders worked with police to close off the scene of the collision in order to investigate and to remove vehicle wreckage from the interstate.
At this time, investigations surrounding the accident are ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
62,074 car accidents took place in Utah in 2018. 237 of these accidents turned fatal and caused the deaths of 260 victims. Another 25,645 victims sustained some degree of crash-related injury. The counties with the greatest collision rates are, in order, Salt Lake, Cache, and Utah. Most of these accidents took place between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
When victims are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of other drivers, it is crucial that they seek legal guidance from a skilled and knowledgeable car accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. When victims are harmed in collisions, through no fault of their own, they are often able to obtain compensation from wrongdoers to alleviate the financial costs they face for medical treatment, lost wages, property repairs, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages.
At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys fight aggressively to ensure our clients get the justice they rightfully deserve. Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys review the circumstances surrounding each of our clients’ cases to determine the most appropriate course of action. We put together solid legal claims that we leverage against defendants while demanding full and fair compensation for victims.
Our team pays keen attention to detail and we strive to do everything in our power to get our clients the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims so they can move forward in the best position possible to reach their goals in recovery. If you have been injured in a car accident as a result of another person’s actions, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.
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