Salt Lake City, UT (October 20, 2021) – A man in his 30s sustained critical injuries after being struck by a car in Salt Lake City. The incident was reported in Rose Park at the intersection of 1000 North and Redwood Road.
Sources state that the crash happened at around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 16. Officials from the Salt Lake City Police Department stated that emergency medical services provided assistance to the injured victim before transporting him to an area hospital for further care.
A preliminary investigation reveals that the wreck took place when a truck driver was headed south on Redwood Road. He attempted to make a left-hand turn onto eastward 1000 North while the victim was crossing 1000 North.
The victim was reportedly in the crosswalk at the time of the collision. Investigators are working to determine who had the right-of-way at the time of the incident.
The truck driver remained at the scene and cooperated with officials, according to reports. The investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim in hopes of a full recovery.
An estimated 30 pedestrians lose their lives each year in the state of Utah due to fatal traffic accidents. Additionally, 785 are sent to the emergency room or require a lengthy hospitalization to be treated for car accident-related injuries. According to reports from the Utah Highway Safety Office, the rate of pedestrian-involved accidents has risen every year for close to a decade, with 2012 representing the worst year for these injurious incidents.
It is crucial that victims injured by driver negligence seek legal guidance from a knowledgeable and skilled pedestrian accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. When victims are harmed in collisions caused by other drivers, they are usually eligible to obtain the compensation that can alleviate the financial costs they face for lost wages, medical care, property repairs, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages.
At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our personal injury lawyers will aggressively negotiate to ensure our clients get the justice they may be entitled to. Our reputable and compassionate attorneys thoroughly review the circumstances around each of our client’s cases to determine the most appropriate course of action.
Our team pays close attention to detail and we utilize everything in our arsenal to provide 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 Salt Lake City personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.
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