Salt Lake City, UT – Man Critically Injured In Crash On I-15 Near 1000 NUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (July 17, 2019) – A man who was involved in a serious collision on Monday, July 15th, was critically injured. Reports from the Utah Highway Patrol indicate that the accident took place on Interstate 15 SB near 1000 North in Salt Lake City. The incident was reported to authorities at around 11:18 a.m.
The accident resulted in all lanes being blocked except the HOV lane.
The injured man was taken to a local hospital for immediate medical treatment.
Law enforcement claims that the man was driving the wrong way on the roadway and pulled over into the emergency lane on the side of the highway.
The man reportedly exited the vehicle, running across the lanes of the highway toward the HOV lane, then ran back to his vehicle. It was then that the man was struck by an oncoming vehicle.
The cause of the accident is under investigation at this time, but it is believed that the man had lost something and attempted to retrieve it.
The identity of the victim was not released, but he is a man in his 30s.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Pedestrian Collision in Utah
When a pedestrian is struck by a motor vehicle, they are likely to sustain severe injuries.
In the event a pedestrian is struck on the highway, they were likely hit with great force and speed.
This can cause particularly serious harm and for the victim to take on expensive medical costs following the incident.
The Utah pedestrian injury attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen proudly serve the residents of Utah after they have been harmed in an accident. If you or a loved one has been injured due to a reckless driver, contact our offices at (801) 845-9000.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Siegfried & Jensen strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery to all those involved in the accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.