Monthly Archives - August 2019

Salt Lake City, UT - Man Injured In Hit-And-Run On 132 S 1400 W

Cedar City, UT – 1 Killed & 3 Injured In Collision At I-15 & W 200 N

Cedar City, UT (August 5, 2019) – Reports from Utah Highway Patrol have confirmed that a crash on Friday, August 2nd, in the afternoon has resulted in the death of one and injuries to three others involved. The accident took place on Interstate 15 at the exit for West 200 North in Cedar City at around 2:50 p.m. Initial reports [...]

What You Need To Know About Intersection Accidents

What You Need To Know About Intersection Accidents

Intersections are one of the most common road features. Even when you live in a small town, you understand that intersections can involve significant dangers to those who use them. Cambridge defines an intersection as “the place where two more roads join or cross each other.” The government has developed certain resources for cars that are approaching an intersection [...]

Iron County, UT - 3 Injured, 1 Critically, After Pickup Rollover On Horse Hollow Rd

Iron County, UT – 3 Injured, 1 Critically, After Pickup Rollover On Horse Hollow Rd

Iron County, UT (August 4, 2019) – An early morning crash in Iron County resulted in the injury of three occupants on Friday, August 2nd. Officials from the Iron County Sherriff’s Department reported to the crash at around 1:44 a.m. in a remote party of the county at Horse Hollow Rd., many miles west of Parowan Gap.  The crash involved [...]

Red Light Car Crashes In Utah

When Insurance Doesn’t Help After A Utah Car Crash

Car crashes can happen without warning. Many times, these accidents are extremely terrifying and alarming for those involved. When you are not responsible for the crash, it can be very frustrating and troublesome. You have proper insurance coverage, and you may expect that other drivers have the same. After the crash takes place, you may expect that the insurance [...]

Avoiding Deadly Highway Shoulder Accidents

Avoiding Deadly Highway Shoulder Accidents

We have all seen videos from dashcams that show a car careening off the highway and hitting another vehicle or someone parked on the shoulder of the highway. This footage is a poignant reminder of the dangerous situations that may happen when parked on the highway shoulder. Pedestrian fatalities due to traffic accidents account for nearly 16 percent of [...]

Car Crashes At Intersections

Car Crashes At Intersections

Car crashes can happen almost anywhere. Even if you are in the suburbs or on a remote, country road where there is hardly anyone, you could be involved in an auto accident at any time. Whenever and wherever a crash occurs, the expert Salt Lake City auto accident lawyers at Siegfried & Jensen are here to help. We understand [...]

Panguitch, UT - Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On UT-143

Motorcycle Laws in Utah

When looking at all collisions involving motorcycles and another vehicle, 80 percent of them were not the fault of the motorcyclist. A majority of these crashes resulted in severe injuries to the rider due to the lack of protection provided to motorcyclists. Despite this, the laws regarding motorcycle insurance policies are often complex and hard to understand. The expert [...]

Who Is At Fault For Left-Hand Turn Accidents?

Enoch, UT – Many Critically Injured After 2 Vehicle Crash At E Midvalley Rd & US-130

Enoch, UT (July 31, 2019) – Many people were reported to have been critically injured in a two-vehicle collision in Iron County. The crash happened at around 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30th, at the intersection of E. Midvalley Rd. and US-130, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.  The two vehicles involved were a Toyota Prius and a tow [...]

Red Light & Stop Sign Laws In Utah

South Salt Lake, UT – Man Pinned Under Car In Fatal Accident At Pick-N-Pull

South Salt Lake, UT (July 31, 2019) – A man was killed after sustaining deadly injuries in an accident that has been deemed an “industrial accident” by local police officials. The accident took place on Monday afternoon at the Pick-n-Pull located at 585 West 3300 South.  The victim was identified as a 50-year-old man. Reports from an officer of the [...]

Damages That Can Be Recovered In A Utah Personal Injury Claim

Damages That Can Be Recovered In A Utah Personal Injury Claim

Understanding Negligence In the state of Utah, a person can levy a personal injury suit if they are harmed as a result of the negligence or intention of another party. In most cases, people are injured due to negligence.  From the legal definition, “negligence” usually means that someone owed a duty of care to another and that the person “breached — [...]