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Salt Lake City, UT (April 25, 2021) – The operator of a tractor-trailer was hospitalized with burn injuries sustained when his truck went on fire on Interstate 15 on Sunday, April 25th.

The vehicle fire was reported at about 3:40 a.m.on Interstate 15 in the area of 9100 South. The righthand lanes of the interstate remained closed until about 12:00 p.m. 

The driver was transported to a local trauma center for treatment of burn injuries and smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported in connection with the accident.

UHP declined to comment on the cause of the fire.  

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

Truck Driver Injuries in Salt Lake City

Following an accident involving a tractor-trailer, most victims face a long road to recovery. This can include rigorous physical therapy and ongoing medical treatments. This means that your medical bills are constantly increasing along with associated losses such as lost income due to being unable to work. 

Unfortunately, a lot of victims panic and agree to the first settlement they are offered without considering the trajectory of their future expenses and without knowing the full extent of their injuries. This leaves them to pay for everything else out of pocket.

Obtaining legal representation from an experienced Utah tractor-trailer accident attorney who understands how to determine what expenses you may face in the future will give you your best chance at receiving full and fair financial compensation.  

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 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 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 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.