Complete Salt Lake County, UT accident reports and news.

Accidents in Salt Lake County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake 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.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Most recent accident reports

Salt Lake City, UT
Accident Date: 
Wed, 12/18/2013
A semi truck and trailer rolled off Interstate 80 Thursday afternoon in Salt Lake County. The westbound semi rolled off the right side of the interstate about 5:30 p.m. near the border between Salt Lake and Tooele counties, according to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce.
Salt Lake City, UT
Accident Date: 
Thu, 12/05/2013

A carjacking in West Valley City ended in a crash with a police car in downtown Salt Lake City Friday afternoon.

About half-a-dozen Salt Lake City and West Valley City police cars ended up surrounding the stolen vehicle near a Phillips 66 station at 300 West and 400 South about 1 p.m.

Salt Lake City, UT
Accident Date: 
Sun, 11/24/2013
Linda Olsen, 64, of Mill Creek was crossing a busy street with a friend when she was struck and killed by a Comcast utility truck. The accident took place Monday evening at the intersection of 3300 south 3000 east, which residents say they have been complaining about for over a year.