Utah County, UT – 2 Killed In Deadly Rollover Crash On US-6Utah Legal News
Utah County, UT (July 31, 2019) – Officials of the Utah Highway Patrol have confirmed that two have died in a deadly rollover accident on US-6 in Utah County. The incident took place on Friday, July 26th, in the evening near 8:30 p.m.
The crash took the life of two men, aged 31 and 29, from Tuba City, Arizona, according to local officials. The men were traveling east on US-6 in a tan Chevy Silverado near milepost 206.3
According to witnesses at the scene, the vehicle began to spin out and left the roadway on the right side. The truck rolled down 150 feet into an embankment below. It was noted that the roadway was slippery at the time of the accident.
Both men were ejected in the rollover. It is unknown who was driving the vehicle at this time.
One man died at the scene and the other died in transport to the hospital.
It is not believed that intoxication was a factor in the crash.
The cause of the rollover is under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Rollover Crashes in Utah
Victims involved in rollover accidents across the country are at greater risk of injury than other crashes.
In 2010, out of nearly 9 million accidents involving passenger vehicles, 2.1 percent involved rollover crashes, but rollover accidents accounted for 35 percent of all fatal car accidents that year. These statistics show how dangerous rollover crashes are and the severity of the injuries that can result from these accidents.
The team of qualified Utah car crash attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen understand the hardship that loved ones experience after losing a loved one. If a family member has been killed due to another’s negligence, call us today 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.