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St. George, UT (July 16, 2021) – One person was taken by paramedics to St. George Regional Hospital on the afternoon of Friday, July 16th after an accident at the intersection of South Valley View Drive and Dixie Drive, causing the area to be shut down for about an hour.  

Officers from the St. George Police Department, the St. George Fire Department, and Gold Cross Ambulance personnel were all dispatched to the scene after being notified of the incident at about 2:45 p.m.

A source from inside the St. George Police Department stated that a maroon passenger vehicle had come to a stop at a red light in the inside northbound lane of Dixie Drive when the driver of a passenger van, traveling northbound along Dixie Drive behind the maroon vehicle, failed to notice that the car had stopped for a red light and crashed into the back of it.

The driver of the maroon vehicle was taken via ambulance to a local medical facility. The severity of the driver’s injuries is not yet known.   

Traffic attempting to head northbound on Dixie Drive was diverted through the parking lot behind the Sinclair Gas station at the intersection as wreckers and emergency personnel cleared the area.

Police said that the driver of the passenger van received citations for various traffic violations.

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.

Car Accidents in St. George

If your case is important to you, it is essential that you don’t hesitate to discuss your claim with an attorney. The more time you allow to pass, the more difficult it will be to put together a strong case and, as previously mentioned, if you allow four years to pass before you take any action, they will be powerless to help you. 

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys make certain that our clients receive justice. We do everything in our power to make it possible for our clients to receive the maximum amount of compensation possible for their claims. 

A statute of limitations is the time frame given to you by the state during which you may bring your personal injury claim or file for a settlement in civil court. Once this time has passed, you will no longer be permitted to claim any financial recovery for your damages.

When injuries result from auto crashes due to the recklessness of other motorists, victims need legal advice from a reputable car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. Anytime someone is harmed due to another driver’s negligence, they are legally permitted to collect financial remuneration from the liable party in order to reduce the economic hardships brought on by hospital bills, lost wages, property damage, and many other losses.

The state of Utah places a four-year statute of limitations, starting from the day of your car accident, that you must abide by. If you have never filed a claim of personal injury before, you may not have ever heard of a statute of limitations before and be entirely unaware of this law. 

The statute of limitations is rigorously enforced and you will be prevented from collecting any financial compensation if you let the clock run out.

If you were injured in an accident because of another driver’s actions, talk to 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.