Monthly Archives - May 2019

Payson, UT – 1 Dead After Car Collides with Horse in Spur of the Moment Accident

Payson, UT (May 19, 2019) – A fatal car accident took place on Saturday, May 18th on State Route 198. The accident is reported to have occurred around 10:00 at night. Officers from the Utah Highway Patrol along with other emergency responders arrived at the scene of an accident that was definitely a horse of a different color as it [...]

How to Stay Safe While Driving at Night in Utah

Driving while it’s dark outside isn’t just challenging, it can be utterly dangerous. When it is nighttime, the human eye has a decreased aptitude for discerning depth perception, color, and employing peripheral vision. Even the most expensive, top of the line headlights, with their high beams in use, only light up the roadway roughly 300 to 400 feet in [...]

Salt Lake City, UT – Rig Jackknifes, Spill Gas on I-15, Sparks Ignite Over Cause

Salt Lake City, UT (May 18, 2019) – An accident took place on Friday, May 18th blocking all lanes of traffic on Interstate 15. The time at which the accident took place has not yet been specified, save to say that it was nighttime.   Officers from the Utah Highway Patrol along with other emergency responders arrived at the scene [...]

Emery Co, UT – Crash Leads to Fiery Death of Biker on Route 6

Emery County, Utah (May 17, 2019) – A tragic accident took place on Thursday, May 16th that affected westbound and eastbound traffic for nearly four hours. The incident is reported to have occurred at about 10:45 at night. Officers from the Utah Highway Patrol and other emergency responders arrived at the scene of an accident that involved a motorcycle and [...]

Orem, UT – Man Dies When Car Struck by Train on 400 South

Orem, UT (May 16, 2019) – A fatal accident took place on Thursday, May 16th. The accident is reported to have occurred at about 8:30 in the morning. Local police and first responders reported to the scene of an accident that involved a passenger car being struck by a FrontRunner brand train at 1843 W. 400 South. According to preliminary reports, [...]

Heber City, UT – 1 Dead After Rollover Accident on US 40

Heber City, UT (May 15, 2019) – A fatal accident took place on Wednesday, May 15th that affected eastbound lanes of traffic on Interstate 40. The accident is reported to have occurred shortly before noon. The Utah Highway Patrol and several emergency responders reported to the scene of an accident that involved a passenger vehicle colliding into the back of [...]

Utah’s Comparative Negligence Law

Utah has a comparative negligence law in place that has a 50 percent fault bar.  This means that if you are at least half at fault, you will not retain anything from the accident.  If you are at less than half at fault, you will receive a partial damage award. Examples of comparative negligence are driver A is making [...]

St. George, UT – Jaws of Life Needed After Car Crash on Riverside Dr

St. George, UT (May 13, 2019) – An accident took place on Friday, May 10th that affected traffic headed southbound on Riverside Drive. The accident is reported to have occurred at about 1:50 in the afternoon. Officers from the St. George Police Department and other emergency responders arrived at the scene of an accident that involved a black Chevrolet crashing [...]

St. George, UT – Teen Hospitalized After Rollover Accident

St. George, UT (May 13, 2019) – A terrible accident took place on Saturday, May 11th near Copper Cliffs Drive. The accident reportedly occurred at about 7:00 in the evening. Officers from the St. George Police department, the St. George Fire Department, and at least three ambulances arrived at the scene of an accident that involved a blue Subaru hatchback [...]

Bicycle Safety Tips

With the weather warming up soon, people will begin to emerge from their houses to get outside and get some much needed fresh air and exercise.  One amazing way to do both is to ride a bike. Bike riding serves many purposes, such as spending time with family and friends, exercising, and transportation.   While riding a bike may seem [...]