Vernal, UT – 1 Dead, 2 Injured In SR-40 CollisionUtah Legal News
Vernal, UT (April 10, 2019) – On Saturday, April 6, Utah Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a collision on SR-40 near mile marker 152.
According to reports, a blue Chevy pickup truck was traveling west when it failed to yield to a Ford Focus, which was making a left turn on to 4625 East. As a result, the two vehicles collided.
A 71-year-old male passenger in the Focus was flown to an area hospital but succumbed to his injuries while in transit.
The driver of the Ford was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was transported to an area hospital as well for treatment.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the man killed in this terrible collision. We hope those injured are able to make full recoveries from their injuries. We are praying for these individuals.
Fatal Collisions In Utah
On average, one person loses their life every 30-hours in a motor vehicle accident in Utah. These devastating incidents often leave families to grief the loss of their loved ones. As if dealing with a tragic and sudden loss isn’t difficult enough, families are often devastated to learn that their loved ones lose their lives as the result of another person’s negligence.
When victims are taken away so tragically, their families are often forced to deal with thousands of dollars in medical and funeral expenses. In some cases, surviving family members are left financially devastated after losing a household income. Although there is nothing that can be done to bring back the lives of those lost, Utah accident injury attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen are dedicated to helping families get justice for their loved ones.
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