Beaver Dam, UT – Juan Jose Ortiz Dies In Motorcycle Crash On I-15 Near UT-AZ BorderUtah Legal News
Beaver Dam, UT (April 2, 2019) – On Sunday, March 31, two motorcyclists were involved in a collision on I-15 just after 2 p.m.
The incident occurred near mile marker 13 when two motorcyclists traveling northbound along the freeway crashed. One motorcyclist was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center for medical treatment immediately after the incident, where he was listed in critical condition. Today, the motorcyclist remains in an unknown condition. However, he is said to have gone through at least one surgery at this time.
The second motorcyclist, who has been identified as Juan Jose Ortiz, 48, from Henderson, Nevada, died at the scene of the incident.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim injured in this terrible incident. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the Ortiz family as they deal with the tragic loss of their loved one.
Motorcycle Accidents In Utah
More than 25 people lose their lives in tragic accidents on Interstate 15 each year. The sad truth is that motorcycle accident victims account for over 15% of fatalities each year across our state. This is a substantial amount, considering that they make up less than 1% of all vehicles on the roadway.
When victims lose their lives tragically in motorcycle accidents, surviving spouses and children are often left to bear the costs related to funeral and medical expenses. In some cases, the victim is the breadwinner of the family. Losing a loved one is tragic in itself, but it can result in financial devastation for families who lose the income provider for the family.
In many instances, surviving family members are able to contact a Utah wrongful death attorney to file a lawsuit against the responsible party. Although these lawsuits are unable to bring back those who victims lose so tragically, they can help to provide compensation to families to take care of financial burdens incurred as a result of the incident.
Our Utah accident injury attorneys from Siegfried & Jensen have over 30-years of experience helping victims across our state get the maximum amount of compensation for their claims. Our extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in our state has allowed us to help over 35,000 accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve. If you were injured in an accident, or your loved one lost their life due to the negligence of another, contact our Utah motorcycle accident attorneys at (801) 845-9000 to see what legal options are available for you.
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