Tag: Vernal Motorcycle Accident on U.S. Route 191

18 Aug 2019

Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash on U.S. Route 191 near Vernal

Man Critically Injured in Vernal Motorcycle Accident on U.S. Route 191

Vernal Motorcycle Accident
Motorcyclist Critically Injured in Crash on U.S. Route 191 near Vernal

Vernal, Utah (August 18, 2019) – A motorcyclist was critically injured in a traffic accident Saturday evening near Vernal, according to the UHP.

The accident occurred on August 17, on U.S. Route 191.

UHP said the man was riding a motorcycle southbound at a high rate of speed when he hit a bicycle rack on the back of a vehicle. The impact caused him to lose control. The vehicle he ran into fled the scene.

Officers said alcohol was a possible contributing factor in the crash.

The man was airlifted to a Salt Lake hospital with major head injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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.

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