Salina, UT – Rollover Crash On I-70 Results In One Fatality And One InjuredUtah Legal News
Salina, UT (March 18, 2019) – On Saturday, just after 5:00 p.m., a Buick Rendezvous sedan carrying five people was traveling westbound along I-70. According to Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Chris Bishop, the driver of the Buick fell asleep behind the wheel, causing the cart to drift over to the left side of the road.
The vehicle began to role, causing a male juvenile to be ejected from the car. The male sustained fatal injuries. Another individual in the vehicle was critically injured and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital. Two other occupants, including the driver, sustained minor injuries.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the individual who lost his life in this accident. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those injured and we hope for their complete recoveries.
Car Accidents Caused By Drowsy Drivers In Utah
Unfortunately, there are many car accidents in Utah which occur due to individuals falling asleep behind the wheel. These accidents can quickly escalate into a very dangerous situation in which many involved are injured.
Unfortunately, there are individuals who lose their lives in these horrific accidents. In these cases, surviving family members are able to file wrongful death lawsuits against the at-fault driver to obtain compensation for various damages sustained due to the incident.
Attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen have helped over 35,000 accident victims obtain full and fair compensation for their injuries and damages in Utah accidents. If you were injured in a car accident, or your loved one lost their life, due to a negligent or reckless driver, contact our law firm at (801) 845-9000 to schedule a free case evaluation as soon as possible.
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