Stansbury Parkway, UT (April 15, 2021) – Five people are in the hospital following a head-on car accident on State Route 36 on Thursday, April 15th.
The collision took place when a car was making a lefthand turn from the northbound lanes of State Route 36 onto Stansbury Parkway as a pick-up truck towing a trailer was heading southbound.
Reports indicate that the car turned directly into the path of the pick-up truck causing a head-on collision.
The car had four occupants, including two children and two adults.
The driver, an adult male, was airlifted to a local trauma center while the woman and two children were transported via ambulance.
Of the five occupants in the pick-up truck, one passenger required additional medical treatment and was also taken to a hospital.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Car accidents are the fourth most common cause of accidental deaths in the United States and the cause of two million crash victims sustaining injuries or a lifelong handicap.
The state of Utah, in an average year, sees about 52,000 vehicle wrecks, 22,000 of which cause some degree of injury to their victims. Another 250 of these collisions end in at least one fatality.
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.
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