Salt Lake City, UT (September 29, 2020) – Just before 9 a.m., on September 29, the Salt Lake City police responded to the scene of a crash on Main Street.
According to reports, a sedan was traveling across the tracks located near 600 South and Main St. when their vehicle was struck by a TRAX train.
Details surrounding the extent of damages and injuries are limited at this time. However, police have confirmed that there are injuries in this accident. Medical personnel rendered aid to victims at the scene before transporting an unknown number of people to local hospitals for further assistance.
The crash caused significant delays in traffic throughout the area as police and firefighters secured the area to clear the scene. At this time, investigations surrounding the crash are underway.
Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and everyone who was affected by this train accident.
Each year in the United States, hundreds of people lose their lives in accidents as a result of train accidents. Thousands of others are left with life-changing injuries that force them into area hospitals. Here in Utah, we see our share of train accidents leaving victims and their families to deal with the overwhelming consequences. Given the size and weight of trains, victims involved in collisions with them are often forced to pay towering medical bills for the treatment of injuries. Many people are left with a brain and spinal cord injuries, broken bones, and other painful injuries that require both immediate and long-term care. When people are injured in train accidents, they may be entitled to compensation to cover the costs of medical care, vehicle repairs, and lost wages. Working with a light rail and train accident attorney in Salt Lake City will ensure your legal rights are protected should you be harmed as a result of a negligent driver.
Utah personal injury attorneys at Jardine Law Offices understand the overwhelming consequences victims and their families are forced to endure after being involved in an accident. Nobody is ever truly prepared to deal with the aftermath of a vehicle collision. The mental, physical, and financial challenges can have a far-reaching impact on victims. For this reason, our team strives to help accident victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available to them by pursuing personal injury claims against those at fault. Our attorneys provide tenacious representation and aggressively negotiate full and fair settlements to help victims reach their goals and move forward with their recovery. If you were injured in a train accident, as a result of another driver’s negligent actions, contact our Salt Lake City personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss legal options available for you.
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