Category: Car Accidents

30 Sep 2019

Philip Engleman Killed in Car Crash on U.S. 6 in Emery County

Philip Engleman Killed in Emery County Crash on U.S. 6 near Green River

Emery County, Utah (September 30, 2019) – A Green River fire chief was killed Sunday afternoon in a traffic collision in Emery County, according to troopers.

The crash took place around 3:53 p.m. September 29, on U.S. 6 near Green River.

UHP said Philip Engleman was driving a white Infiniti eastbound on the highway when he crossed the center line and hit two semi-trailers.

Engleman was declared dead at the scene.

The drivers of the semi-trailers were uninjured in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.           

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Philip Engleman.

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30 Sep 2019

Green River Fire Chief Killed in Car Crash on U.S. 6 in Emery County

Green River Fire Chief Killed in Emery County Crash on U.S. 6 near Green River

Emery County, Utah (September 30, 2019) – A Green River fire chief was killed Sunday afternoon in a traffic collision in Emery County, according to troopers.

The crash took place around 3:53 p.m. September 29, on U.S. 6 near Green River.

UHP said the fire chief was driving a white Infiniti eastbound on the highway when he crossed the center line and hit two semi-trailers.

The Infiniti driver was declared dead at the scene.

The drivers of the semi-trailers were uninjured in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the person killed.

If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident, contact our law firm today to talk to a wrongful death lawyer, who will help you get justice for your loved one.

30 Sep 2019

Two Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on I-15 in Iron County

2 Injured in Iron County Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 15

Iron County, Utah (September 30, 2019) – Two people were injured Sunday morning in a wrong-way crash in Iron County, according to a local news source.

The crash occurred around 7:24 a.m. September 29, on Interstate 15 near mile marker 95, south of Fremont Road.

UHP said a man was driving a white passenger car southbound along one of the northbound lanes when he swerved to avoid hitting the semi head-on. The car spun around and crashed into the rear axle of a semi tractor-trailer.

Both drivers sustained minor injuries in the crash.

Troopers found beer cans inside the passenger car. 

Impairment was a likely factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

We wish the injured victims quick recovery.

If you or your loved one has been hurt in a traffic accident, contact our law firm to talk to a personal injury lawyer, who will help you get compensation.

30 Sep 2019

1 Injured in 3-Vehicle Hit-and-Run Crash at Redwood Road and 3500 South in West Valley City; Marcelino DeJesus-Paredes

One Hospitalized after West Valley City Three-Vehicle Crash at Redwood Road and 3500 South; Marcelino DeJesus-Paredes

West Valley City, Utah (September 30, 2019) – One person was injured in a hit-and-run three-vehicle crash Wednesday night in West Valley City, according to officials.

The crash took place just before 8:15 p.m. September 25, at the intersection of Redwood Road and 3500 South.

Officials said three vehicles, including a Silver 2002 Cadillac Escalade collided at the intersection.

The Escalade driver, Marcelino DeJesus-Paredes, 21, fled the scene on foot.

One of the other drivers was taken to Intermountain Medical Center by private vehicle in an unknown condition.

Officers found multiple empty beer cans in the Escalade.

Paredes was arrested on Friday and is facing charges including, failure to remain at an accident involving injury, a class A misdemeanor; open container/drinking alcohol in a vehicle, a class C misdemeanor; no valid license– never obtained license, a class C misdemeanor and failure to yield right of way, an infraction.

An investigation is underway.

We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.

If you or your loved one has been hurt in a traffic accident, contact our law firm to talk to a personal injury lawyer, who will help you get compensation.

29 Sep 2019

UHP Trooper Brian Nelson Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on I-15 near Portage

UHP Trooper Brian Nelson Hospitalized after Box Elder County Crash on Interstate 15

Box Elder County, Utah (September 29, 2019) – A UHP trooper was injured in a traffic collision Saturday afternoon near Portage in Box Elder County, according to a local news source.

The crash happened at about 2:00 p.m. September 28, on Interstate 15.

As per the report, UHP Sgt. Brian Nelson was in the driver’s seat of his vehicle when it was struck on the passenger side. Nelson was investigating another accident when he was hit.

Nelson was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

An investigation is underway.

We wish Brian Nelson a quick recovery.

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29 Sep 2019

UHP Trooper Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on I-15 near Portage

Trooper Injured in Box Elder County Crash on Interstate 15

Box Elder County, Utah (September 29, 2019) – A UHP trooper was injured in a traffic collision Saturday afternoon near Portage in Box Elder County, according to a local news source.

The crash happened at about 2:00 p.m. September 28, on Interstate 15.

As per the report, the trooper was in the driver’s seat of his vehicle when it was struck on the passenger side. The trooper was investigating another accident when he was hit.

The trooper was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released.

An investigation is underway.

We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.

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28 Sep 2019

Man Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on State Route 24 in Wayne County

1 Killed, Three Injured in Wayne County Two-Vehicle Crash on State Route 24

Wayne County, Utah (September 28, 2019) – A man was killed, and three other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning in Wayne County, according to a local news source.

The crash happened at about 10:00 a.m. September 27, on State Route 24, near milepost 102.

UHP said the man was driving a blue Volkswagen Jetta eastbound, with his wife as a passenger, when he slowed down, almost to a stop. The Jetta was then rear-ended by a black Dodge Durango, causing it to roll over.

The Jetta driver was declared dead at the scene. His wife was airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, with serious injuries. They were from Melbourne, Australia.

Two people in the Durango, from Austria and Switzerland, were taken to the Sevier Valley Regional Hospital in Richfield with minor injuries.

Officers said drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

All the involved people were wearing seatbelts.

The crash remains under investigation.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the person killed. We also wish the injured victims quick recovery.

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27 Sep 2019

2 Injured in 3-Car Crash on Bluff Street and Tabernacle Street in St. George

Two Hospitalized after St. George Three-Vehicle Crash on Bluff Street and Tabernacle Street

St. George, Utah (September 27, 2019) – Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in St. George, according to the police.

The crash took place around 5:00 p.m. September 26, at the intersection of Bluff Street and Tabernacle Street.

Police said cars in the northbound left lane stopped to let the driver of a Mazda 6 to turn left onto Tabernacle Street.

As the Mazda turned, a Buick Lucerne which was heading northbound in the outside lane of Bluff Street continued driving and crashed into the Mazda. The vehicles then collided with a Dodge Dart which was waiting to turn left onto Bluff Street from Tabernacle Street.

The Buick driver was taken to Dixie Regional Medical Center in unknown condition.

A passenger in the Mazda was driven to the hospital by a family member for evaluation.

The Mazda driver was cited for failure to yield on a left-hand turn.

The crash remains under investigation.

We wish the injured victims quick recovery.

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26 Sep 2019

Cayden Bright Killed in Car Crash on I-15 in Weber County

Cayden Bright Killed in Weber County Crash on Interstate 15

Weber County, Utah (September 26, 2019) – One person was killed Monday night in a traffic accident in Weber County, according to officials.

The crash happened around 10:00 p.m. September 23, on I-15.

UHP said Cayden Bright, 23, of Riverdale, was driving a Honda Odyssey northbound when he drifted to the left and crashed into a barrier. Bright then drifted back into the travel lane and was hit by a semi-truck.

The impact ejected Bright, who was not wearing a seatbelt. He was declared dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Cayden Bright,.

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25 Sep 2019

1 Killed in Car Crash on I-15 in Weber County

Driver Killed in Weber County Crash on Interstate 15

Weber County, Utah (September 25, 2019) – One person was killed Monday night in a traffic accident in Weber County, according to officials.

The crash happened around 10:00 p.m. September 23, on I-15.

UHP said a Honda Odyssey drifted to the left and crashed into a barrier. It then drifted back into the travel lane and was hit by a semi-truck.

The impact ejected the driver of the Honda, who was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver was declared dead at the scene. The victim’s identity has not been disclosed.

The crash remains under investigation.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the person killed.

If you have lost a loved one in a traffic accident, contact our law firm today to talk to a wrongful death lawyer, who will help you get justice for your loved one.