West Valley City, UT (June 25, 2021) – A serious accident involving several different vehicles has shut down Mountain View Corridor at 3500 South in West Valley City.
Four passenger cars and a dump truck were involved in the crash. Part of the dump truck was on top of one of the passenger vehicles.
According to police, one victim was critically injured and was med flighted to a hospital. Three additional victims sustained non-critical injuries and were also taken to area hospitals.
Investigators are looking into equipment failure on one of the vehicles as a possible cause of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
The three Utah counties with the largest rates of deadly and injury-causing crashes are Cache County, Salt Lake County, and Utah County. The state of Utah as a whole saw 62,074 auto crashes in 2018, more than 200 of which brought about the loss of roughly 260 lives and resulted in over 25,500 people enduring very serious injuries.
When people are wounded in vehicle crashes due to the indifference of others, they deserve to have dependable legal counsel from a car accident attorney in Salt Lake City. When victims sustain injuries in collisions because of another driver, personal injury law says that they are able to obtain monetary compensation from the responsible party that alleviates some or all of the economic hurdles they will face.
At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Utah personal injury attorneys help our clients see justice. Our team pays close attention to detail and works tirelessly to do everything impossible to secure the maximum amount of losses allowed by the state.
If you were injured in a road collision as a result of another person’s carelessness, get in touch with our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can assist you.
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