SLC, UT – Suspect Arrested For Hit And Run On 100 South Main StreetUtah Legal News
Salt Lake City, UT (April 5, 2019) – On April 2, Salt Lake City Police department responded to the scene of a hit and run accident just after 3:45 p.m.
The incident occurred near 100 South Main Street. According to police, a male in his 40s was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without rendering aid to the injured pedestrian.
Police later announced that 49-year-old Todd Smith was arrested in connection to the hit and run incident and he has been charged with driving under the influence.
We pray the man injured in this incident is able to make a fast and full recovery from his injuries.
Pedestrian Accidents In Utah
Every year, over 1,000 victims are injured in pedestrian accidents across our state. Unfortunately, numerous victims of pedestrian-involved automobile accidents are forced to go through extensive medical treatments for their injuries.
Victims injured in pedestrian accidents are often left to deal with excruciating pain and thousands of dollars in medical expenses. These accidents are trying – mentally, physically, and financially – to victims and their families. Those injured by impaired drivers are able to contact Utah pedestrian accident attorney to obtain remuneration for various damages related to their incidents.
Our knowledgeable Utah personal injury attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen have over 30-years of experience helping accident victims collect over $850 million in compensation for their claims. We work diligently to ensure victims get the compensation and justice they deserve. If you were injured in a pedestrian accident caused by an impaired or negligent driver, contact our law firm at (801) 945-9000 to speak with a personal injury attorney in Utah to see what legal options are available to you.
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