Salt Lake City, UT – Man Injured In Hit-And-Run On 132 S 1400 WUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (August 7, 2019) – There was a reported hit-and-run collision on Sunday, August 4th, that resulted in the injury of a man in the Salt Lake City area. The crash happened in the early morning at around 3:00 a.m. at 132 S. 1400 W. The injured victim was transported to Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition. He is believed to be in stable condition at this time.
The driver of the vehicle failed to stay at the scene after the collision. It is believed that the suspect vehicle is a dark gray, newer model Ford Explorer with a “Real Salt Lake” sticker. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
The police are seeking any information that may reveal the identity of the driver responsible or a description of the suspect vehicle. No other information is available at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Salt Lake City Area Hit-and-Run Accidents
Across the United States, hit-and-run accidents are on the rise, and Utah is no exception. In 2016, 2,049 people were killed in hit-and-run crashes. This is a 62 percent increase from 2009.
Hit-and-run collisions overwhelmingly impact pedestrians and cyclists, who are vulnerable to severe injuries after a car accident. These injuries could include head trauma, spinal injury, and even permanent disability following a hit-and-run crash. It is imperative that victims protect their legal rights by calling an experienced Salt Lake City hit-and-run injury attorney.
Siegfried & Jensen has helped countless victims recover after an accident. With over 35,000 cases under our belt, we have recovered millions for our clients, and we can do the same for you. Contact our law offices today at 801-845-9000 if you have been injured by a reckless driver.
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.