Salt Lake City, UT – Driver Strikes Building, Tree, Utility PoleUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (March 16, 2019) – Just before 2:00 on the afternoon on Saturday, March 16, a driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with several obstacles.
In the 900 block of S. West Temple Street, the 22-year-old driver crashed into the side of a building. He then ricocheted into a tree and a utility pole before the vehicle finally came to a stop. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries. His identity, as well as the condition of the passenger, remain unclear at this time.
Police ask that if you have any information to share regarding this incident that you please call the Salt Lake City Police Department at 801-799-3000. This accident is still under investigation.
We would like to wish anyone who was injured in this accident a full and speedy recovery.
Passenger Injuries in Utah Car Accidents
At the end of the day, everybody just wants to get home and spend time with their loved ones. Sadly, not everyone gets to where they are going due to unforeseen circumstances, such as a car accident.. In some cases, passengers wind up being injured due to the negligence or inattention of the person driving the car. Once you have sustained a serious injury as a passenger involved in a car accident, your destination becomes the hospital.
Victims of car accidents often have to deal with several hospital visits, chronic pain and a loss of income if their injuries have left them unable to work. In some cases, car accident victims even suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder which can require years of therapy to overcome.
If you were injured by a careless or inattentive driver, you might be eligible to receive financial compensation for the damages that you have suffered due to the car accident. Siegfried & Jensen work tirelessly to help their clients receive the compensation and the justice they deserve. For a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our Utah car accident attorneys, give us a call at 801-845-9000 today.
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