West Valley City, UT (October 5, 2020) – An accident reported in West Valley City on Sunday afternoon left one man seriously injured. Just before 12:20 p.m., on October 4, officers with the West Valley City Police Department responded to the scene of a crash on 3500 South.
Reports from authorities show that a 58-year-old motorcyclist was exiting a parking lot on 3500 South at the same time as a truck was pulling in. After pulling out into the road, the motorcyclist was struck by a Corvette, which was traveling south on the roadway.
The motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and spotted lying in the road. Emergency crews rushed to the scene and immediately began to render aid to the victim. The rider was subsequently transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the Corvette was not injured in this accident. The driver remained at the scene and spoke with law enforcement. An investigation to determine the cause of the crash is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the motorcyclist who was injured in this accident. We hope for his full recovery.
Each year, motorcycle accidents in the United States claim the lives of more than 5,100 people in the United States. Tens of thousands of other people are left with serious injuries that impact their health and wellbeing. Quite often, victims of motorcycle accidents have to spend a significant amount of time in area hospitals receiving treatment for their injuries. Victims who sustain brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, or and other severe trauma often require surgery and therapy to recover. Even though there are several treatment options available, there is no guarantee that victims will fully recover from their injuries. Instead, thousands of left permanently disabled. When people are harmed in accidents as a result of negligent drivers, it is crucial that they seek the legal guidance of a qualified motorcycle accident attorney in Salt Lake City as soon as possible. Those harmed may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face.
Utah personal injury attorneys at Jardine Law Offices understand the overwhelming consequences victims and their families are forced to endure after being involved in an accident. Nobody is ever truly prepared to deal with the aftermath of a vehicle collision. The mental, physical, and financial challenges can have a far-reaching impact on victims. For this reason, our team strives to help accident victims collect the maximum amount of compensation available to them by pursuing personal injury claims against those at fault. Our attorneys provide tenacious representation and aggressively negotiate full and fair settlements to help victims reach their goals and move forward with their recovery. If you were injured in a train accident, as a result of another driver’s negligent actions, contact our Salt Lake City personal injury attorneys at 801-350-3506 to schedule a free case review with our team to discuss legal options available for you.
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