Complete Carbon County, UT accident reports and news.
Accidents in Carbon County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Carbon County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Carbon County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Carbon County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
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Most recent accident reports
It was shortly after 5:00 a.m. when a car driven by Calvin J. Sutherland, 32, was headed west on State Route 6 and crossed into the eastbound lanes, where it collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 51-year-old Michael J. Jensen.
Garth Heap, 15, is in a coma after a rodeo accident in Price.
Chad Lloyd Studham, 41, was driving a double tanker truck down the Cottonwood Canyon switchbacks Sunday when the truck's brakes failed and he went off the road. The truck rolled and Studham sustained only very minor injuries.
After a bar fight, two people got into a car and left at a high rate of speed.
An Idaho man died in a traffic crash during a heavy rainstorm Thursday near Wellington.
All nine people critically injured in a two-vehicle crash near Wellington were expected to make a full recovery, Utah Highway Patrol troopers said Sunday.