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Sandy, UT (February 27, 2021) – A man was discovered suffering from critical injuries on the shoulder of southbound Interstate 15 at about 9400 South. on Saturday, February 27th.

An officer from the Utah Highway Patrol reported that they were notified at about 1:45 a.m. of a vehicle driving backward on the roadway.  

Police indicated that the vehicle had reversed to check on what they thought was a person on the right shoulder. The driver is not thought to have played a role in the man’s injuries.

Although the investigation into the incident is still underway, investigators believe he was pushed out of a moving vehicle due to the nature of his head injuries.  

Despite his critical injuries and being unconscious, the victim was breathing on his own. He was transported to a local hospital for emergency medical treatment.

The incident is now being handled by Utah’s State Bureau of Investigation.  

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

Critical Injury Accidents in Sandy

Although crash-related injuries differ from person to person, most of the injuries sustained in a serious accident will impact their victims for many years to come, particularly if they have to undergo complex diagnostics and costly, ongoing medical care.

The injuries most frequently caused by accidents involving a motor vehicle are traumatic brain and other head injuries, whiplash, spinal cord and neck injuries, fractured or broken bones, and injuries to vital internal organs. A lot of accident victims also have to deal with pain that is so excruciating they are unable to return to work, further compounding their financial burden.  

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 clients’ 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 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.