Salt Lake City, UT – Motorcyclist Killed In Accident On 400 S Near 500 WUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (July 24, 2019) – Local police were at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Salt Lake City. The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon, July 23rd, at around 1:30 p.m. on 400 South between 500 West and 700 West.
The crash involved two vehicles, a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. Both vehicles came into contact while traveling westbound on 400 S. It is believed that excessive speed was a factor in the collision.
The motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries, and the two occupants of the other vehicle were treated for injuries at the scene by responding paramedics.
No other information about the circumstances of the crash is available at this time.
An investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Collisions in Salt Lake City
Speeding is often a factor in deadly motorcycle accidents, with 35 percent of fatal motorcycle crashes caused by speeding.
Motorcyclists are at a significant disadvantage when involved in a crash with a larger motor vehicle, and even when the rider wears a helmet, there is still a high likelihood of sustaining severe injuries. In some cases, the surviving family members of victims can contact an experienced Salt Lake City motorcycle accident attorney to regain any lost compensation after a crash.
For 30 years, the team at Siegfried & Jensen has recovered multi-million dollar settlements for our clients to help them recover after the loss of a loved one. Call us today at 801-845-9000 if you have lost someone close to you in a crash caused by another 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.