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Soldier Summit, UT (August 05, 2022) – Three people sustained critical injuries in a vehicle collision on Friday, August 5th that investigators believe was provoked, in part, by torrential rain, just outside of Soldier Summit. 

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, at about 4:00 p.m., an eastbound Ford Explorer hydroplaned into oncoming traffic where it T-boned a Mazda 6.  

Two people were transported by medical helicopter and a third was taken by ambulance to area hospitals, all of them in critical condition. 

The roadway was reopened around 6:00 p.m. 

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

Vehicle Collisions in Utah

A serious accident is an upsetting experience. As if the incident itself hasn’t shaken you enough, insurance companies commonly bully or deceive victims into agreeing to settle their claim for a lot less than it is worth. They often try to get you to sign on the dotted line before you have even received a thorough medical evaluation and know the severity of your injuries. 

It is important that you do not let an overzealous insurance company employee con you into settling for less than you deserve. 

If you were injured during a traffic accident, you most likely have more than a few urgent questions, such as: 

  • How am I going to afford my medical bills? 
  • How long will I be out of work?
  • Is my insurance going to cover all of my crash-related damages?

A Utah personal injury attorney will be able to explain the entire legal process to you and help ease your feelings of anxiety, and confusion.  A practiced attorney will know the smartest way to construct a compelling case and ensure that you progress through the stages of your claim as fast as possible.  

Contact a personal injury attorney from Jardine Law Offices at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free claim assessment if you were injured because of another person’s actions.  

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.