Car accidents are rampant in the US, with states like California and Washington experiencing higher accident rates. While Utah falls among the states with the lower vehicle crashes, motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of death for Utahns. Car accidents cause physical and emotional pain, but making objective decisions following a fatal car crash doesn’t need to be daunting. A car accident lawyer is your best chance to take the right action after an accident.
October 1st Salt Lake City, Cache County
A one-vehicle crash left a Cache county resident and his 2-year-old son fatally injured on southbound I-215 near 1000 South, Salt Lake City, shortly after 1:00 pm. In their statement, officials from the Department of Public Safety indicate that the man, Travis Melvyn Weight, and his son Prescott Joe Weight died on the spot when their truck overturned off the highway onto a gully filled with water.
October 8 Kane County
A 7-year-old faced severe injuries following a crash in Kane County. The accident happened at approximately 6:10 pm on state route 14, near milepost 27. According to a report by the Utah Department of Public Safety officials, a 2008 GMC pickup traveling on SR 14 lost control and hit a trailer, then lost control, crossing over to the oncoming traffic lane and striking a Kia Soul carrying a mother and two kids. The 7-year-old child involved in the accident sustained severe injuries.
If you or a loved one is involved in a car accident, contact Robert J. DeBry & Associates to talk to an experienced car accident lawyer. Our team members are available 24/7 by calling (801) 888-8888.
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