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Salt Lake City, UT - Accident News and Resources including car, bicycle, motorcycle and truck accidents and much more.

Salt Lake City - The capital and most populous city in the state of Utah

Salt Lake City, sometimes refered to as SLC or simply Salt Lake, has a population of roughly 1,153,000 and is the largest city in the state of Utah, making it the home of many traffic accidents. The major roadways in the Salt Lake area include:

For more information about the roadways and conditions in the Salt Lake City area, visit Utah's Department of Transportation. For up-to-date weather conditions, visit the Salt Lake City weather forecast at Weather.com

Links to recent accidents in Salt Lake City

Here is information on the most recent accidents in Salt Lake City:

If you're looking for information on a specific crash, click on the links above to search through the accident type.

It someone you know has been in an accident, here are the major hospitals in the Salt Lake City area

Grief support services in Salt Lake City

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on Salt Lake City grief support organizations.

Salt Lake City legal information for accident victims

After someone has been injured or killed in a motor-vehicle crash in Salt Lake City, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

Where to find legal assistance after a Salt Lake City injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a Salt Lake City injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a Salt Lake City wrongful death lawyer will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a Salt Lake City injury attorney can do to help.

Rank: 
35
Percent of U.S: 
1
State: 
Utah

Most recent accident reports

A woman, Rosa Merino, was struck by a pickup truck in a Provo crosswalk Wednesday morning later died from her injuries at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
City: 
Provo, UT

A Hyrum woman died Tuesday in a crash near the mouth of Sardine Canyon.

Date: 
Monday, January 13, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 89/91
Near white-out conditions northeastern Utah’s Highway 89 are suspected to have contributed to a head-on crash that killed a woman and sent at least one other person to the hospital late Monday morning.
Date: 
Sunday, January 12, 2014
Roadway: 
Highway 89

A driver was in extremely critical condition Sunday following a collision between two tractor trailers.

Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. Highway 40
41-year-old Joseph Chase of Las Vegas died after crashing his car on I-15 near Beaver Sunday afternoon. The Utah Highway Patrol says the vehicle swerved off the highway, collided with a tree and then flipped, coming to rest on the vehicle's roof.
Date: 
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Roadway: 
I-15
City: 
Beaver, UT
Type: Car Accident
Two Union Pacific Trains collided around 9:30 am Wednesday near Ogden Utah. One cargo train carrying mostly grain had 7-8 cars derailed. Both trains were heading westbound. Hazmat crews are trying to contain diesel spilling from the train.
Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Roadway: 
I-84
City: 
Ogden, UT
Topics: 
Fuel Spill

Salt Lake City police have identified Wanda Song, 39, as the woman who died in a TRAX train accident Monday.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
W. Paxton Ave

A 16-year-old girl was flown by helicopter to a hospital after she reportedly fell from the bed of a pickup truck in Clearfield on Monday afternoon.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
W. 2300 South

A Clearfield business owner died Tuesday, a day after he was accidentally run over on a loading ramp at Freeport Center, the Clearfield Police Department reported.

Date: 
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Roadway: 
Freeport Center

A man was rescued after crashing his car into the Jordan River near 500 North and Redwood Road Sunday morning.

The Salt Lake City Police Department says the man was driving on 500 North when he hit a truck and went over a curb.

Date: 
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Type: Car Accident
A Utah Department of Public Safety spokesperson released the name of the victim involved in a fatal car accident on U.S. Highway 6 Friday night.
Date: 
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Roadway: 
U.S. Highway 6
Troopers say a 41-year-old Oklahoma man is dead after he walked into interstate traffic in southern Utah.
Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Roadway: 
I-15
The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a 10-year-old boy died Friday in a snowmobile crash just east of Woodland in Wasatch County, near Highway 35.
Date: 
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Roadway: 
Highway 35
Officials in Roy say people in a car that was struck by a train hopped out of the vehicle right before it was hit. No one was injured in the Monday night collision.
Date: 
Sunday, December 22, 2013
City: 
Roy, UT

A motorist died Sunday in American Fork when his car drifted into oncoming traffic.

Date: 
Saturday, December 21, 2013
Type: Car Accident