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West Jordan, UT (June 04, 2021) – A 12-year-old was killed during a two-vehicle collision on Friday, June 4th on Mountain View Corridor.

The West Jordan Police Department reported that the accident occurred when a lawn fertilizer truck heading northbound on Mountain View Corridor was struck by another truck heading eastbound. 

A 12-year-old passenger in the second truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 16-year-old driver of the truck and the 25-year-old driver of the lawn fertilizer truck are both currently hospitalized in stable condition.  

No further information has been released.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the deceased victim.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims. We hope for their full recovery.

Wrongful Deaths in West Jordan

Wrongful deaths are deaths that arise from the wrongful act, default, or neglect of another person. Sadly, wrongful deaths are a fairly typical result of car accidents. 

In Utah, in 2016, more than 270 victims were killed during deadly auto accidents alone. Several hundred lives are lost each year due to some kind of avoidable accident, like one caused by a defective drug or distracted driver. After a person has died, immediate members of their family may be eligible to hire a Utah wrongful death attorney and seek financial compensation via a civil claim. 

When injuries happen in a collision caused by another motorist’s negligence, victims need to seek legal counsel from an accident attorney in Salt Lake City. Whenever somebody is hurt and another person is the cause, they are qualified to obtain compensation for their losses.

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys see to it that our clients get justice. We do everything possible for our clients to collect the maximum amount of compensation allowed for their claims. If you were injured in an accident because of another person’s actions, talk to our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free claim 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.