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Salt Lake City, UT (September 18, 2021) – Two people were hospitalized after their car left the roadway and fell into a canyon on Wednesday, September 15th.

Police responded at about 10:00 p.m. to reports of a car going over the edge of a cliff from 11th Avenue in The Avenues neighborhood.  

Sources said that a white Tesla was driving on 11th Avenue in the direction of the B Street turn.

For reasons still under investigation, the car did not successfully make the turn and crashed through the barrier, falling down into Memory Grove.

A man in his mid-30s and a woman, the only occupants of the vehicle, were transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police confirmed the male driver was thrown from the car. The female passenger required extrication.

No identities have been released pending family notification.

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

Injured Passengers in Salt Lake City

Whenever a Utah traffic accident results in injuries to a passenger, they might be confused about how to go about getting help and how to solicit financial compensation for their injuries. 

If your car accident was the result of another driver’s negligence or misconduct, then you, as the injured victim, are entitled to bring a claim against the at-fault driver for every injury, loss, and damage you have suffered. 

According to Utah driving law, a passenger cannot be held accountable for the negligent actions that led to the accident. This means that passengers who are injured in car accidents are typically eligible to pursue damages from the at-fault driver. It is essential, however, that they hire an attorney who knows the most efficient ways to successfully entreat all relevant and likely avenues of monetary recovery. 

Salt Lake City Personal Injury Attorneys

When injuries happen in a collision caused by another motorist’s negligence, victims need to seek legal counsel from a car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. Whenever somebody is hurt and another person is the cause, they are qualified to obtain compensation for their losses.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Salt Lake City personal injury lawyers see to it that our clients get justice. We do everything possible for our clients to collect the maximum amount of compensation allowed for their claims. 

If you were injured in an accident because of another person’s actions, contact our Salt Lake City personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free claim 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.