Garden City, Rich County, UT – Officer Struck By Semi-Truck On State Route 30 Speaks Out About Incident

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Garden City, Rich County, UT – Officer Struck By Semi-Truck On State Route 30 Speaks Out About Incident

Garden City, Rich County, UT (February 18, 2019) – Earlier this month, Chief Deputy Jon Nichol of the Rich County Sheriff’s Office was struck by a semi. Nichol was on foot along Route 30 while directing traffic after an incident occurred.

According to Nichol, the semi was driving near Laketown during a snowstorm when the vehicle begins to skid down the roadway. Nichol was unable to get out of the way of the vehicle. As a result, Nichol sustained scrapes, bruises, cuts, and severed tendons in the incident. Thankfully, he is alive today.

Nichol is unable to return to work at this time due to the severity of his injuries. Chief Deputy Jon Nichol pleads with the public to be more careful while driving in winter conditions. Our thoughts and prayers are with Nichol and his family as he recovers from this horrific incident.

Semi-truck Accident In Utah

Every day across Utah, individuals are involved in semi-truck accidents. Some accidents are minor in nature where others leave parties suffering from injuries. Winter conditions only help to make collisions like this all the more likely.

Individuals who sustain injuries in semi-truck accidents caused by negligent drivers in Utah can file a claim for compensation against the at-fault driver. Injured parties can recover compensation for their lost wages, injuries, medical expenses, and other damages related to the incident.

Contact Siegfried & Jensen at (801) 598-1218 to schedule a free case evaluation so we can explore the legal options available for you.

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