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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 five car accident in Taylorsville injured two and took the life of a 3-year-old boy Saturday night.

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
Type: Car Accident

Doctors say a Brazilian gymnast expected to compete in freestyle skiing at the Sochi Olympics is unable to move, talk or breathe on her own after an accident this week while skiing in Utah.

Date: 
Friday, January 24, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown

A semi-trailer rig allegedly ran a red light in the fog and crashed into a car in Spanish Fork Thursday morning, killing a 48-year-old man.

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The search is on for a woman police say rolled her car and took off. The woman involved apparently has a warrant out for her arrest and the car she was driving wasn't hers.

Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014
Type: Car Accident

A 19-year-old man was fatally struck by a car when he inexplicably walked onto southbound Interstate 15 early Tuesday morning.

A Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. spokesman said 2:42 a.m. accident occurred at 13400 South in Draper.

Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2014
Roadway: 
I-15
City: 
Draper, UT

A Friday morning auto-pedestrian accident in West Valley City claimed the life of a 39-year-old man.

Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
A semi pulling a box trailer was traveling westbound Friday on I-84, when it experienced some mechanical issues. The driver pulled to the right side of the road partially blocking the I-84 on-ramp from Mountain Green.
Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Roadway: 
I-84
City: 
Ogden, UT
A 15-year-old boy was in serious condition early Friday afternoon after an accident at Cache County’s Beaver Mountain Ski Resort.
Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Roadway: 
Unknown

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