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Silver Summit, UT (May 05, 2022) – Emergency response teams and highway patrol officers reported to the scene of a vehicle accident involving an overturned tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 on Thursday, May 5th. 

The crash took place at about 5:15 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the interstate near milepost 148 just outside of Silver Summit. 

Although very few details have been released, officials confirmed that a medical helicopter was dispatched to transport at least one victim in serious condition. 

No names or current medical conditions have been made known at this time.

No additional details are available.

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.

Tractor-Trailer Accidents in Utah

Most truck accident victims will face a long recovery. This may include strict physical therapy and repeated medical treatments, meaning their medical costs are continuously growing in addition to their associated losses like missed wages from being unable to work. 

Understandably, many truck accident victims are frightened and accept the first settlement offered without giving any consideration to the trajectory of other anticipated expenses and without even learning the full scope of their injuries forcing them to come out of pocket for everything else.

Legal representation by a respected Utah truck accident lawyer who knows how to calculate what expenses you might face in the future is your best shot at collecting the compensation you deserve.

If you were injured in an accident caused by the negligence of a truck operator, it is vital that you contact a knowledgeable Utah truck accident attorney as soon as possible at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case review.

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.