Wasatch, UT (October 18, 2020) – A female pedestrian died after she was hit by a car on Saturday, October 17th.
As reported by the Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office, at about 10:35 p.m., the Wasatch County 911 Center took a call from a man who claimed he had hit a woman with his car along Main Street. He said that she seemed to be badly injured and might not be breathing.
Emergency medical services, Utah Highway Patrol, and sheriff’s deputies all reported to the scene of the accident and immediately began administering life-saving aid. The woman was transferred to Heber Valley Hospital, where she ultimately passed away.
The identity of the deceased victim has not been released at this time.
This accident is under investigation by the Utah Highway Patrol.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Every year in Utah, an estimated 30 pedestrians die in car crashes and a further 785 require a visit to the emergency room or an extended hospitalized for treatment of car accident-related injuries. As reported by the Utah Highway Safety Office, the rate of pedestrian-involved accidents has risen every year for almost a decade, with 2012 representing the apex of these tragic incidents.
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 pedestrian 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 clients’ 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 details 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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