Juab County, UT – Two Dead in Fatal Collision on State Route 132Utah Legal News
Juab County, UT (April 17, 2019) – A deadly collision took place on Wednesday, April 17th that affected all lanes of traffic on State Route 132. The accident is reported to have occurred at approximately 9:00 in the morning.
Officers from the Utah Highway Patrol and the local fire department responded to the scene of an accident that involved a passenger vehicle with three occupants colliding with a service truck on State Route 132, near mile marker 14, a little southwest of Nephi.
According to preliminary reports, the two adults in the front seat of the passenger vehicle, who have not yet been identified, were pronounced dead at the scene. The child occupant, who was riding in the back seat, was airlifted by a medical helicopter to Utah Valley Hospital in Provo and is expected to survive.
At this time there are no further details on the condition of anyone in the service truck or any further details concerning how this terrible accident happened.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the two people who lost their lives in this terrible accident and wish a full and speedy recovery to the young child and anyone else who may have been harmed during the collision.
Fatal Accidents in Juab County
Every 30-hours an average of one person dies as the result of a motor vehicle accident in the state of Utah. These tragic events usually leave families grief-stricken over the loss of their loved one. On top of coping with an emotionally-charged tragedy and the sudden loss of life, families are all too often confronted with the fact that this tragedy has only occurred due to the negligence or irresponsibility of another person. In other words, it was avoidable.
When beloved family members are so tragically ripped away, their surviving family members are often indebted with thousands of dollars in medical, burial and funeral expenses. In some circumstances, surviving family members are left financially devastated after losing a contributor to the household income. Even though there is nothing that can be said or done to bring back your departed loved one, Utah accident injury attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen are dedicated to helping families get justice for their loved ones.
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