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Salt Lake City, UT (October 27, 2022) – A woman is in the hospital after a stolen pickup truck ran a red light and crashed into another vehicle on Wednesday, October 26th.  

According to Salt Lake City police, an officer ran the plates of a Ford pickup in the area of 1000 West and 500 South at about 5:00 p.m. and noticed it had been reported as stolen.  

The officer did not pursue the truck, but observed the driver head northbound on 1000 West at a high rate of speed, run a red light, and collide with a car traveling eastbound on 400 South.  

The driver of the struck vehicle was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. She is expected to survive. 

Officers saw two males exit the truck and flee the scene. One of them has been apprehended and the other remains on the lam.  

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

Car Crashes in Utah

Automobile accidents often leave their victims with catastrophic, crippling, and even lethal injuries. The most common types of injuries that are often the result of a Utah car accident include back injuries, head injuries, neck and chest injuries, and brain injuries. 

Punctured or collapsed lungs, serious internal bleeding, perforated organs, and cracked ribs are just a few common but severe injuries that can be experienced by car accident victims.

A practiced lawyer will be able to tell you if your case is being handled fairly. With decades of experience under their belts, you can feel assured that your Utah personal injury attorney is working to find suitable proof that supports your version of the story and a compelling legal narrative is being created that will help you achieve your financial and physical ideals.

After being injured in a vehicle accident that you did not cause, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule an appointment for a free case review and find out how we can help you.

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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.