West Valley City, UT – Fatal Rollover on Redwood Road Near 3600 SouthUtah Legal News
West Valley City, UT (March 31, 2019) – A fatal traffic accident occurred on Sunday, March 31st on Redwood Road. The crash happened at approximately 4:30 in the evening.
The West Valley City Police Department and emergency response crews arrived on a scene that involved an SUV and a passenger vehicle. The northbound side of Redwood Road was temporarily shut down between 3500 South and 3800 South.
Very limited reports from West Valley City officers stated that the passenger car crashed into the SUV, causing it to roll over. The 76-year-old driver who has not yet been identified was partially ejected from his vehicle. The driver of the other car, who is also unidentified, received several injuries but they are reported to be fairly minor.
News vans, WVC police, and emergency crews are still on the scene of the accident. A cause has yet to be determined.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the gentleman who was killed in this tragic accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with them at this difficult time.
Fatal Car Accidents in West Valley City
In Utah, an average of 250 people die each year as a result of vehicle accidents. Most of these accidents are preventable and so is the suffering that comes with them, yet they continue to claim the lives of Utah residents almost daily. When people are killed in car accidents, they leave behind their family and other loved ones who are left to mourn, struggle to understand why this happened and move on without them.
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In the state of Utah, when a person is killed by the careless or malicious actions of another, the surviving family members may be eligible to file a wrongful death suit. Our dedicated Utah car accident attorneys have more than three decades of experience in collecting compensation for grieving families.
We know that no amount of money will bring your loved one back to you but it can free you of suffocating financial woes that are preventing you from being able to heal. If you have lost a family member to an untimely death that was the result of someone’s negligent behavior and you would like a free consultation with one of our Utah accidental death attorneys, then give the law offices of Siegfried & Jensen a call at 801-845-9000 today.
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