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Saratoga Springs, UT (September 26, 2022) –  A passenger in a vehicle died on Monday, September 26th during a collision with a school bus from the Alpine School District in Saratoga Springs.

Officials said the crash took place at about 6:35 a.m. near the intersection of Ring Road and Redwood Road when the driver of the vehicle tried to make a lefthand turn into a Maverick gas station and was struck by the bus. 

The vehicle’s passenger was killed during the impact and the driver sustained serious injuries.  

The bus driver and four high school students onboard the bus were unharmed. 

A representative said that a second bus picked up the students. Their parents were also notified.  

Police are still investigating but so far there has been no sign of any contributing factors.

The area was closed until 11:00 a.m.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Vehicle Accidents in Utah

If you lost a loved one in a car accident, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation via a wrongful death suit.

No two automobile accidents are quite the same. This means it can be challenging to determine if injured victims or their surviving relatives are eligible to file for financial compensation without the assistance of a licensed attorney.  

At Jardine Law Offices, our lawyers have a detailed understanding of all state and local regulations and laws combined with decades of experience in achieving successful resolutions to wrongful death cases.

While performing their investigation, our experienced Utah wrongful death attorneys will advise you on the forms of compensation you are entitled to. Calculating the worth of your claim is extremely difficult without the direction of an experienced attorney. 

Let our lawyers deal with the intricacies of the legal process while you concentrate on getting better. If you lost a family member in a motorcycle accident, contact our wrongful death lawyers in Utah at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation.

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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.