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West Jordan, UT (April 26, 2022) – One person was killed during a hit-and-run incident in West Jordan on Tuesday, April 26th.  

The crash took place at about 6:00 p.m. in the area of 9000 South and 1510 West.  

According to police, the victim was a juvenile, who was riding a bicycle at the time of the accident. They were taken to Intermountain Medical Center where they passed away due to the severity of their injuries. 

After the driver struck the child, they fled the scene. The suspect has since been taken into police custody.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Wrongful Deaths in Utah

Wrongful deaths are those caused by the wrongful act, maliciousness, or neglect of another person. Tragically, wrongful deaths are an all-too-common consequence of motor vehicle accidents. 

In Utah in 2016, over 270 people died in fatal traffic accidents. Hundreds of lives are cut short each and every year in some kind of preventable incident, such as one resulting from a negligent driver. When someone dies under these circumstances, their immediate family members could be eligible to hire a Utah wrongful death lawyer to obtain financial recovery through a civil case.

West Jordan Bicycle Accident Attorney

When people die from injuries sustained in accidents caused by careless, malicious, or negligent drivers, their immediate family may be entitled to damages. Filing a legal claim with a compassionate and skilled wrongful death attorney in West Jordan can help to ensure your legal rights are defended after the loss of a loved one.

The West Jordan bicycle accident attorneys at Jardine Law Offices have decades of experience helping grieving families get the justice they deserve after losing someone they love in an avoidable accident. Our team takes an aggressive and comprehensive approach to protecting the legal rights of families throughout Utah.

If a member of your family died in an accident caused by the negligence of another person, contact our personal injury attorneys in Utah at (801) 350-3506 to see how our team can help you receive the justice you deserve for your loved one. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident.

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.