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Salt Lake City, UT (March 19, 2021) – A pedestrian was transported to a local trauma center following a hit-and-run crash on Thursday, March 18th in Salt Lake City.

Sources reported that that accident took place at about 5:00 p.m. when a male, about 40-years-old was crossing at the intersection of 200 South and State Street when he was struck by a car. The driver then fled the scene. 

The victim sustained critical injuries during the accident.  

This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Salt Lake City

If you have suffered an injury during a pedestrian accident in Utah, you will most likely receive a call from the insurance carrier of the driver involved in your accident, wanting to get a recorded statement from you. You are not obligated to indulge them, especially if you have not yet spoken with a personal injury attorney.  

It is always a smart move to speak with an attorney prior to giving any sort of statement to anyone. This is because insurance companies actually teach their adjusters to ask certain questions worded in such a way as to bring down the value of your claim as much as possible. An experienced Utah pedestrian accident attorney can stop these adjusters from taking advantage of you.

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 pedestrian accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. 

When victims are injured during car accidents 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 client’s 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 details 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 pedestrian accident attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see 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 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.