Cedar City, UT – UPDATE: Speeding On Icy Roadways Cause 15-Vehicle Pileup With Injuries On Interstate 15Utah Legal News
Cedar City, UT ( February 22, 2019) – Shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Utah Highway Patrol responded to an accident along I-15 at Milepost 66, just two miles north of Cedar City.
Upon arrival, Utah Highway Patrol quickly responded to a series of vehicle accidents along the interstate. Apparently, one accident turned into a chain reaction of accidents involving a total of fifteen vehicles, including several semi-trucks.
Highway Patrol Officers worked diligently to clear away the scene of the accident. Unfortunately, the magnitude of the accident resulted in several vehicles being towed away and lane closures until after 7:00 p.m.
According to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Ryan Bauer, drivers were traveling too fast for road conditions. Several individuals were treated for injuries as a result of this accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those injured in this incident, and we sincerely hope for their complete recoveries.
Chain Reaction Car Accidents In Utah
Driving too fast for road conditions is dangerous. Not only are people less likely to control their vehicles on icy surfaces, but they are often unable to stop for emergencies. As a result, accidents like this occur involving multiple vehicles, injuries, and thousands of dollars in damages.
Individuals who are injured in car accidents need to act quickly. Contacting Siegfried & Jensen as soon as possible ensures your legal rights are protected. Contact our law firm as soon as possible by dialing (801) 845-9000. Schedule a free case evaluation so we can review the circumstances surrounding your accident and determine the best legal approach.