Spanish Fork River, UT – Mother Killed and Baby Found Alive After Car CrashUtah Legal News
Spanish Fork River, UT (March 10, 2019) – Police reported that a mother was killed but a baby was found inside a vehicle following a serious car crash at the Spanish Fork River. The accident allegedly happened yesterday morning, March 9th.
Police responded to the accident when they believe the mother, whose name has not yet been released, ran into a barrier and went off the side of the road, her vehicle plunging down to the edge of the river. A fisherman came to the area and noticed the vehicle in the river.
Police are not sure of the exact circumstances of the accident at this time. The child was found in critical condition and was identified as an 18-month-old child.
The mother, a 25-year-old female, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police continue to investigate the accident at this time.
We would like to take a moment to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman whose life was taken too soon, and to the child who was severely injured in this crash.
Fatal Accidents in Utah
In Utah, in 2012, it was reported that 243 people lost their lives in devastating accidents, some of which took place due to the negligence of other parties. If you believe that the recklessness of another party contributed to your loved one’s accident, you have many rights. We understand that these accidents can be extremely emotional and we would like to offer our support to you at this time. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to help.
At Siegfried & Jensen, we have worked to successfully represent victims who have suffered injuries in an accident that was not their fault. If you have lost a loved one in an unexpected and sudden accident, you might have questions and, luckily, we have many answers in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information at (801) 845-9000.
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