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Posted On Oct, 28, 2020 By Accident News

Salt Lake City, UT (October 27, 2020) – A 38-year-old man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he was involved in a car accident along Interstate 80 on Friday, October 23rd that resulted in the death of a man.

According to police documentation, Ryan Cody Davis was driving the wrong way down the westbound lanes of the interstate, near the intersection for 7200 West, when he collided with a car being driven by 29-year-old Todd Neely. 

Neely sustained serious injuries during the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Todd Neely, at this time.

Fatal Car Crashes in Salt Lake City

In 2018, Utah’s fatal car accident rate dropped for the second year in a row, making the number of fatalities that occurred on the state’s roadways as low as they have been in years. According to the Utah Department of Transportation, in that year, there were 264 vehicular fatalities, the lowest number since 2014, which saw 256 car accident-related deaths. 

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 has 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.

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.