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Salt Lake City, UT (November 15, 2021) – Local police and emergency medical personnel were both on the scene when a train collided with a car in Salt Lake City on Monday, November 15th. 

The crash occurred at about 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of 450 South and South Campus Drive.

Paramedics on the scene reportedly transported at least one person for evaluation and medical treatment. They assessed everyone else involved in the collision and provided any necessary medical aid.

No further details pertaining to the accident or the extent of any injuries have been published.

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.

Train Accidents in Utah

The United States is home to approximately 600 train systems that run across hundreds of thousands of miles of railroad tracks and cross more than 209,000 railroad crossings. Each year, an average of 1,000 pedestrians are killed during train-related accidents, and about half of those fatal accidents take place at train crossings that are totally unmarked.

Train accidents are commonly caused by basic negligence on the part of a railway company, involving things like worsening track conditions that go unattended to, tools or equipment being left on the tracks, traveling at hazardous speeds around sharp bends in the track, or engineers who are fatigued or even distracted while they are operating a train. 

These kinds of negligence often have disastrous outcomes for the crew and/or passengers who are working on or riding the train.  

Salt Lake City Personal Injury Lawyers

When injuries happen in a collision caused by another motorist’s negligence, victims need to seek legal counsel from a train 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 Utah 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.