Woman killed in pedestrian accident
Salt Lake City is a pedestrian friendly city that encourages people to walk and enjoy the outdoors. Most of the time pedestrians are able to safely share the road with other vehicles but occasionally a serious accident occurs. A tragic accident recently occurred in Salt Lake City.
A woman who was crossing North Temple Street was hit by a westbound vehicle and killed. First responders attempted life-saving measures, but the woman died at the scene. The driver who hit her stayed at the scene. The accident is still under investigation.
Hold negligent drivers accountable
No one expects their loved one is going to be the victim of a fatal accident. Unfortunately, too many families have to face this reality every year in Utah. An attorney who specializes in personal injury can help a family affected by a serious accident. They can visit the accident scene and interview witnesses, review the police report and help a family understand what happened. They will advise their client on determining value of their case and give straight answers to their questions. It can days days or even weeks to see the full extent of a person’s injuries. This can result in large medical bills, lost wages and a lot of pain. An attorney can ensure their client receives a fair settlement to compensate them for their losses.
Those who are injured or killed in an accident due to no fault of their have the legal right to hold the negligent party responsible. An attorney can help their client get the compensation they deserve.