Utah Co, UT (May 21, 2021) – A serious multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer that took place on US-6 in Utah County caused severe injuries to at least one victim.
The accident happened on Friday, May 21st at about 4:25 p.m.
Emergency responders and paramedics were dispatched to the site. Upon their arrival, they discovered that one person was trapped inside their vehicle. They were able to provide medical assistance and emergency transportation to the injured victims, including one who was transported by medical helicopter.
The names and post-crash conditions of the victims have not been released.
The circumstances surrounding this accident are under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
In 2001, the Utah Highway Safety Office announced that a total of 2, 884 collisions involving 18-wheelers took place. 824 of these collisions caused victim injuries and 36 were responsible for the death of a victim. There was a drastic increase in these numbers in 2010, with over 500,000 18-wheeler collisions happening during the year. These accidents left more than 100,000 people suffering from serious injuries, and about 5000 people dead.
Even though no amount of money will ever put things right after losing someone you love because of the negligent or careless actions of other drivers, families with the economic resources to pay for medical care, lost income, burial costs, and other expenses they endure have a much easier time coping with their loss.
Utah auto accident attorneys Joseph Jardine and Peter Goodall at Jardine Law Offices are dedicated to aiding families in moving forward after experiencing the unexpected loss of a loved one due to negligence.
Our Utah personal injury attorneys offer compassionate and trusted and representation to families so they can get the justice they deserve. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a negligent driver, talk to our personal injury attorneys in Salt Lake City at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to go over the options available for 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.