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St. George, UT (March 27, 2021) – One person was taken to a local hospital on Friday, March 26th after a car accident at the intersection of Black Ridge Drive and Auto Mall Road between an SUV and a car. 

Reports show that at about 2:30 p.m., a 2017 GMC Yukon was driving northbound on Auto Mall Road. As they neared the intersection of Black Ridge Drive, where they had a green light, a Ford Focus driving eastbound on Black Ridge Drive toward them failed to stop at the intersection and ran the red light, crashing into the Yukon and causing it to overturn.  

The four male occupants of the Yukon all sustained minor contusions and lacerations but declined medical transportation.

The female passenger in the Ford was injured during the impact. Paramedics reported that the passenger was just regaining consciousness while being transported to the hospital by Gold Cross Ambulance. 

Car Accidents in St. George

Roughly 40% of all car accidents in Utah cause some form of personal injury. It is not unusual for victims of these accidents to sustain injuries that originally appear to be minor, causing the victim to refuse a medical diagnosis. Even injuries that seem trivial, such as the onset of whiplash, can quickly turn into something much more serious. 

An estimated 10% of vehicle collision victims who are eventually diagnosed with whiplash originally thought they had managed to escape harm during their incident until they started noticing symptoms that were serious enough to interrupt their lives.

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 client’s 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.